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PM Modi Urges Parliamentarians To Keep Politics Out Of ‘Swachhta’

Prime Minister requested the ministers to personally take charge in cleanliness and hygiene

PM Modi Urges Parliamentarians To Keep Politics Out Of ‘Swachhta’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in Parliament today and drew attention to the politicisation of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ initiative.

Gandhi ji used to speak of Swachhta (cleanliness). We have taken that up, and requested you all to help us swachhta. Do we want to reduce swachhta to benefit politically? Let us not do this, said PM Modi

He urged all the political parties to remain apolitical and work in unison towards making India a clean nation.

Requesting the politicians to give personal attention towards ‘Swachhta’, he added, “I ask each one of you, would you like your neighbourhood to be dirty or clean? So please, let us not politicise it, but work on it sincerely.”

Read Also: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Asks Saints, Religious Institutions To Spread Swachh Message

PM Narendra Modi was addressing the Lok Sabha earlier today

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched in October 2014 as a mass movement with an aim to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean and hygienic India.

The campaign that has been on the priority list of the Modi Government, has been given a budget allocation of Rs 11,300 crores.

The movement has so far targeted issues like open defecation, sanitation related problems, solid waste management and so on.

Read Also: Sanitation Cover Under Swachh Bharat Mission At 60% Now: Arun Jaitley

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Patric

    February 8, 2017 at 7:18 am

    No one should question on his failures.

  2. Mayank Desai

    February 8, 2017 at 8:36 am

    very good article… we all support swatch Bharath Abhiyan

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