New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the launch of the âSwachhata Hi Seva Movementâ from September 15 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In a video message, the Mr Modi called upon people to join the movement on Saturday morning.
âI look forward to interacting with those who have worked assiduously on the ground to strengthen the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission after which swachhata (cleanliness) activities will begin,â he said. The âSwachhata Hi Seva Movementâ (cleanliness is true service) is a great way to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Mr Modi said.
He pointed out that on October 2 when the country marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Swachh Bharat Mission will complete four years.Â The Prime Minister termed the mission as a âhistoric mass movement aimed at fulfilling Bapuâs dream of a clean India.â