PM's 'Swachh Bharat': Smriti Irani to Rajnath, here are broom-wielding ministers

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From Uma Bharti to Smriti Irani, immaculately dressed ministers were seen wielding brooms and rakes to ensure the Prime Minister's campaign for a "swachh" Bharat was a success.  Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Shri Anant Geete launching cleanliness drive, during the Swachh Bharat Mission, at Department of Heavy Industries, Udyog Bhawan, in New Delhi on October 01, 2014.

Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Anant Geete has said he's not quitting just yet despite the acrimony between the Shiv Sena and BJP and showed his commitment to the job by wielding the broom as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission at Udyog Bhawan, in New Delhi. Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal launching cleanliness drive, during the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, at Panchsheel Bhawan, in New Delhi on October 01, 2014.

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal participating in the cleanliness drive at Panchsheel Bhawan, in New Delhi. It's a bit of a mystery why she's using a broom to clean the top of a cupboard. What happened to the good old pochhe ka kapda? Image courtesy: PIB

The Minister of State for Science & Technology (I/C), Earth Sciences (I/C), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Deptt. of Atomic Energy and Deptt. of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh along with officials of the Ministry of Personnel participating in the ‘Swachh Bharat, Swastha Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India for Healthy India drive), in the North Block premises, in New Delhi on September 29, 2014.

The Minister of State for Science & Technology (I/C) Dr Jitendra Singh along with officials of the Ministry of Personnel participating in the Swachh Bharat campaign in the North Block premises. The good part is that all the officials seem pretty happy about cleaning up. Image courtesy: PIB

Rajnath

They don't look like they're any good at it, but it's the effort that matters. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Water Resources minister Uma Bharti cleaning the Gomti in Lucknow in the company of slogan shouting supporters. Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan participating in the Swachh Bharat Mission, in New Delhi on September 29, 2014.

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan too participated in the campaign and seemed pretty committed to it. Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan undertakes surprise checks to see cleanliness in his Ministry, in New Delhi on October 01,2014.

Looks like minister Paswan found something he wouldn't mind reading in a pile of books and files that were set aside to be discarded. Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launching cleanliness drive in the campus of Ministry of Law and Justice to mark the commencement of Swachh Bharat Mission, in New Delhi on September 25, 2014.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, well equipped with a gigantic broom and cheery dust pan holding assistants, also participated in the Swachh Bharat campaign. Image courtesy: PIB

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Irani initiating Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign, at Kendriya Vidyalaya, R.K.Puram, in New Delhi on September 25, 2014.

HRD minister Smriti Irani also stepped out in style to wield the broom with great intensity.  Though that path looks suspiciously clean already the minister seems to have found a spot. Image courtesy: PIB


Published Date: Oct 02, 2014 07:30 am | Updated Date: Oct 02, 2014 07:52 am