November 19, 2016 17:45 IST

Global Citizen Festival India: Chris Martin, Sachin Tendulkar Meet School Students

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State Minister Poonam Mahajan and Global Citizen's CEO Hugh Evans introduced the cricket legend and the lead singer of Coldplay - the curator of the Global Citizen Festival. Coldplay are among the performers at the first Global Citizen Festival in India taking place on Saturday at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai. Credit: Twitter/sachin_rt
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Global Citizen Festival India: Chris Martin, Sachin Tendulkar Meet School Students.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and singer-songwriter Chris Martin, who arrived to attend the Global Citizen Festival Of India 2016, visited Shri Gadge Maharaja Vidyalay here on Friday and met its students. Credit: Twitter/sachin_rt
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All the children had written essays about what better education, increased equality and improved sanitation would mean to them as they look to their futures. Global Citizen India - in partnership with The Global Education and Leadership Foundation chaired by Shiv Khemka - gifted school supplies for the 600 children - aged from 5 to 15. On the other hand, HP, the IT Company donated six laptops to help the students to continue their learning. Credit: Twitter/sachin_rt
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Apart from Coldplay, Jay Z, Demi Lovato and The Vamps from abroad and Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, A.R. Rahman, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and more from Indian filmdom are expected at the maiden edition of the festival -- expected to be attended by a crowd of around 80,000. Credit: Twitter/sachin_rt