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PM Modi launches a week-long campaign to free India of garbage

PTI
Published : Aug 8, 2020, 7:36 pm IST
Updated : Aug 8, 2020, 7:36 pm IST

He was delivering his speech at the launch of the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra

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New Delhi: Prime Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a week-long campaign to free India of garbage and stressed that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been a big support in the fight against coronavirus.

Delivering the inaugural address at the launch of the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra here, which was also attended by students, Modi urged children to follow social distancing norms and wear masks to guard against coronavirus.

 

"Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been a big support in fight against coronavirus," he said. The week-long campaign to free India of garbage will be till August 15.

Modi said the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra is a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's efforts towards cleanliness.

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