Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, The Rejuvenator Of Rivers & Lakes
Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, popularly known as Eco-Baba, was born on 2 February,1962, at the village Seechewal, Jalandhar district of Punjab.
He left DAV College & put on the saffron clothes.
He took up the polluted 160km Kali Bein river, associated with Guru Nanak.
he removed all the pollutants from it. Today this river, a tributary of river Beas, is a great source of irrigation of hundreds of hectares of land.
Thus began his journey, and even now he is cleaning many water bodies.
Similarly he was responsible for a low cost sewage system in 50 Villages.
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam met Sant Seechewal twice and applauded him for his social work.
Seechewal undertook an Inter-State Awareness March in Punjab & Rajasthan in 2009 about clean environment.
Balbir Singh has set up several Schools, polytechnical institutes and Degree Colleges at Seechewal, Talwandi and Sultanpur Lodhi.
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