Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign: PM says sanitation coverage increased from 40% to 90%
Launching the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday all sections of society and every part of the country have joined the cleanliness drive.
Narendra Modi seeks support of celebrities across fields to promote 'Clean India'', calls it noble service
Narendra Modi has written to opinion makers across fields including industry, sports and cinema seeking their support for the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, saying it is the most noble service.
A Maharashtra bride who got a "toilet" as her wedding gift from her kin as she preferred it over jewellery will now be given a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh by a sanitation NGO for taking a stand on the issue.
Taking forward his Swachh Bharat campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today revisited his constituency and lauded people for helping rid the Assi Ghat of mounds of soil and garbage.
The ads convey the impression that people don’t have toilets at home as a matter of choice - not compulsion – and they should mend their ways if they are serious about a cleaner India.
Sachin interacted with the villagers twice, made them take an oath for the development of the village with the inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi.
With the media watching , Prime Minister Narendra Modi started cleaning the Ganga at the Assi Ghat in Varanasi on Saturday at around 8.40 am.
PM Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign, received more star power with veteran actor Kamal Haasan wielding the broom to mark his 60th birthday at a lake near here.
35-year-old Laila Shah wielded the broom and started collecting shards of broken glass and bricks from the narrow lanes of east Delhi's Trilokpuri area in the wake of Hindu-Muslim clashes.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Dera Sacha Sauda took part in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
On 25 October, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took on PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Pledge and cleaned garbage accumulate at a beach near Vizhinjam in Kerala.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the public for their efforts towards cleaning up the dirt left behind after bursting of firecrackers on Diwali.
Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Centre's 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' should become a public movement.
Many AAP old timers, who later quit due to differences with the top brass, questioned why AAP didn’t continue its own cleanliness drive.
By harassing Tharoor, Congress leaders are drawing attention to his virtues and turning him into a martyr. If he were to walk out, he could gain a lot.
Taking strong exception to his repeated praise of Modi and his initiatives like "Swachh Bharat" campaign, Congress in Kerala had sought appropriate action by high command against Tharoor.
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Modi has been routinely picking up national icons outside the Nehru-Gandhi family for due felicitation and remembrance. He is associating their name with an issue, dear to him.
After Shashi Tharoor was nominated by PM Modi for Clean India campaign, the Congressmen went into a huddle. The party could learn a few things from incident
The problem with our cleanliness (or lack thereof) is the assumption that it is always someone else’s job. India is living proof of the fact that cleanliness does not necessarily begin at home.