‘Swachhagraha’ to make India free from dirt: PM Narendra Modi at INDOSAN

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Updated: September 30, 2016 12:00:25 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, gave a speech at the Indian Sanitation Conference(INDOSAN) in New Delhi and talked about the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan.

narendra modi, swachh bharat, swachh bharat abhiyan ,narendra modi indosan,Citing the example of Satyagraha during India’struggle for independence, he said that just like the Satyagraha helped us win freedom from colonisation, the Sachhagraha would make India dirt free. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, gave a speech at the Indian Sanitation Conference(INDOSAN) in New Delhi and talked about the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan. Talking at the conference, he said that nobody like dirt around when their surroundings are dirty but questioned if we are able to create the atmosphere towards cleanliness. He said that The Swachchta Abhiyan must be touching people’s lives are even children are getting increasingly conscious about issues, regarding cleanliness.

PM Modi said that he saw a very healthy competition when it came to cleanliness. Praising the media, he said that the media has positively worked towards the success of the cleanliness campaign, even more than the Prime Minister himself. He further said that it is not the budget allocations that further cleanliness. It is not even the idea of the Prime Minister but the people are doing so across India, he added.

Citing the example of Satyagraha during India’struggle for independence, he said that just like the Satyagraha helped us win freedom from colonisation, the Sachhagraha would make India dirt free. The Prime Minister. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a national campaign by the Government of India, covering 4,041 statutory cities and towns, to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country. The campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is India’s biggest ever cleanliness drive and 3 million government employees and school and college students of India participated in this event.

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