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Madhya Pradesh will become a champion in cleanliness: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

15 Sep 2018
Madhya Pradesh will become a champion in cleanliness: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The first day of the country-wide ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ campaign initiated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was started off by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with a cleaning session at Ramanand Colony here. The campaign will conclude on October 2 on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Renowned personalities of the society will take part in the ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ campaign.

Kicking off the campaign, CM Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will become the champion of cleanliness in the country. He said that this goal can be met only with the support of the people. The Chief Minister said that as a part of the campaign, he will start the day with cleanliness and work every till it concludes on October 2. He said that to make the cleanliness campaign a success, participation of each citizen of the state, along with the government’s efforts is a must.

The Chief Minister administered an oath to the citizens to take out time and join the drive. He requested people to get involved in cleaning their localities, workplace, hospitals, schools and roads besides devoting at least 100 hours in a year to cleanliness. He said that taking a step towards cleanliness is the beginning towards a healthier Bhopal. He said that Indore tops the list in cleanliness and Bhopal the second. This was possible only with the support of people. The Chief Minister also called upon the people to take Bhopal to the first position in the Cleanliness Survey -2019.

School students and citizens took part in the cleanliness campaign. The citizens also saw the live video coverage of the launch of Prime Minister Shri Modi’s ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ campaign. Bhopal’s Mayor Shri Alok Sharma, Chairman of Bhopal Municipal Corporation Shri Surjeet Singh Chouhan were also present.