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Swachhata Hi Seva: PM Modi sweeps Delhi school premises; interacts with students

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 15 Sep 2018, 04:33:44 PM
Swachhata Hi Seva LIVE: PM Modi launches 'Clean India' movement (Photo Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

In a bid to take his Clean India campaign to the grassroots level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement, fulfilling Mahatma Gandhi's dream of a cleaner India. The 'Swachhata Hi Seva' aims to ensure a high standard of cleanliness across the country. The development came ahead of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary on October 2, 2019.

Taking to Twitter PM Modi also urged netizens to be a part of this mass movement, which corroborates and complements the BJP government's Swachh Bharat Mission as well.

Here are the LIVE updates on Swachhata Hi Seva:

# 01:50 pm: BJP President Amit Shah cleans Bheema Maidan road near NTR stadium in Domalguda as a part of Swachhata Hi Seva movement.

# 12:11 pm: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cleans Patna's Mithapur area as a part of Swachhata Hi Seva movement.

# 12:00 pm: Prime Minister sweeps the premises of Baba Sahib Ambedkar Higher Secondary School in Paharganj.

# 11:54 am: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan cleans parts of Delhi's Vasant Vihar area as a part of Swachhata Hi Seva movement.

# 11:49 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh sweeps the streets in Faridabad as part of Swachhata Hi Seva movement.

# 11:48 am: PM Modi's ’s cavalcade en-route to Swachhata Shramdan, gets stuck in a traffic jam.

# 11:40 am: Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Swachhata Shramdan without any security route in place, traffic functioning normally.

# 10:54 am: Earlier for UP, cleanliness was a distant dream. But your emphasis on cleanliness has changed the condition of the state. After March 2017 the movement towards a Swachh Bharat got a boost in our state, says Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

# 10:19 am: I would like to extend my regards to ITBP personnel. You're always there in the hour of need whether it be on borders or during a calamity. You've made the country by being a part of this mission, says PM Modi during interaction with ITBP personnel.

# 10:05 am: The Tata Trust is actively supporting the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' & our support will continue in the years to come especially in bringing more technology: Industrialist Ratan Tata to the prime minister.

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# 09:53 am: 4 years ago, you introduced the Swachh Bharat Mission and I also became a part of it as an Indian citizen. I have been associated with various cleanliness campaigns including a campaign to clean a beach here: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to PM Modi.

# 09:44 am: The contribution of India's Nari Shakti in the Swachh Bharat Mission is immense. Youngsters are ambassadors of social change. The way they have furthered the message of cleanliness is commendable. The youth are at the forefront of a positive change in India: Modi said.

# 09:40 am: From today till Gandhi Jayanti, let us re-dedicate ourselves towards fulfilling Bapu's dream of Clean India. 'Swacch Bharat Mission' that began 4 yrs ago has reached an important stage today, where we can proudly say that people from all sections have joined us in the mission, says Narendra Modi.

# 09:35 am: 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' aims at fulfilling Bapu's dream of a Clean India: PM Narendra Modi on the launch of 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement'

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In a series of tweets, Modi on Friday said, "On October 2, we mark the start of Gandhi Ji's 150th birth anniversary. It is also the day Swachh Bharat Mission completes 4 years of being a historic mass movement aimed at fulfilling Bapu's dream of a Clean India. I salute all those working towards a Swachh Bharat!"

"The 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' commences on 15th September. This is a great way to pay tributes to Bapu. Come, be a part of this movement and strengthen the efforts to create a Swachh Bharat!" the prime minister wrote.

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First Published : 15 Sep 2018, 10:16:04 AM