Countrymen enthusiastically participated in the cleanliness campaign on October 1, record participation of 8.75 crore people.
Cleanliness Drive On October 1 Cleanliness campaign is run in the country every year on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. This time too, on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti in the country, PM Modi emphasized fitness and wellness along with cleanliness. This nationwide cleanliness campaign was carried out under the leadership of PM Modi which saw the participation of a large number of people.
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a nationwide cleanliness campaign. This campaign is run every year on 2nd October. It was organized this year also. The countrymen participated enthusiastically in this campaign conducted under the leadership of PM Modi and made it successful.
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said the nationwide cleanliness drive launched on October 1 in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal saw participation of 8.75 crore people at over nine lakh locations across the country.
On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, PM Modi also emphasized fitness and wellness along with cleanliness and led a nationwide cleanliness drive.
The HUA ministry said in a statement, "This mega cleanliness campaign has been promoted across the country. Such campaigns serve to connect all the people in the country. Such campaigns go beyond the boundaries of panchayats, municipalities, districts, and the state. "
According to the ministry, several governors, chief ministers, local political leaders, thousands of civil society organizations, and the general public of the country participated in this cleanliness drive. The ministry said that due to this collective action of the people, cleanliness has definitely become visible in all the places. The statement said that in the nine years of the Swachh Bharat Mission, people have come together on many occasions and shown the strength of collective efforts.
In the recent episode of the monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' telecast, PM Modi appealed to all citizens to donate "one hour of shramdaan for cleanliness" on October 1 and said it was a "swachchhaan" to Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his birth anniversary. Will happen.