Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the swachhata mission i.e. ‘'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' on Saturday. During the launch, he also asked people to participate in the cleanliness mission.
PM Modi’s recently launched mission has been joined by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and industrialist Ratan Tata via a streamed live on Narendra Modi app. PM Modi has urged all Indians to take the pledge that they will also participate in the mission of cleanliness.
Modi also said that Indians in every part of the country should take Swachhata Abhiyan forward. The cleanliness mission has covered 90% now. He also added that 9 crore toilets have been constructed in the last four years. PM Modi said that credit goes to the people of India who have given their support in this movement.
Modi has also thanked the Nari shakti of India for their contribution in the mission.
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: PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/J6QNi5QcXi— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2018
Ahead of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, Modi said, ‘, “From today till October 2, let us rededicate ourselves towards fulfilling Bapu's dream of a Clean India.”
During the live chat, Amitabh Bachchan said that ‘4 years ago, you introduced the Swachh Bharat Mission & I also became a part of it as an Indian citizen. I've been associated with various cleanliness campaigns including a campaign to clean a beach here.’
4 years ago,you introduced the Swachh Bharat Mission & I also became a part of it as Indian citizen. I've been associated with various cleanliness campaigns including a campaign to clean a beach here: Actor Amitabh Bachchan to PM Modi at the launch of 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' pic.twitter.com/Idm6MGf47w— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2018
PM Modi's mission was also to get the support from Ratan Tata as well.
The Tata Trust is actively supporting the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' & our support will continue in the years to come especially in bringing more technology: Ratan Tata to PM Modi at the launch of 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' pic.twitter.com/rq6bXD95xy— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2018
The people with whom the PM interacted include school children, jawans, spiritual leaders, members of milk and agricultural cooperatives, media persons, local government representatives, railway employees, Self Help Groups, and 'Swachhagrahis'.