Tag Archives: Swachh Bharat

Modi Sermons Fill Wedding Card

A Rajasthan marriage invitation has taken the Internet by storm when it is filled with PM Narendra Modi quotes instead of usual sermons on it. The wedding to be held today at Jhalawar district in Rajasthan has become part of a trend when one slogan of Modi filled some invitation or gift cards recently. The idea from the bridegroom’s uncle, who ...

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Commemorative Postage Stamp on Swachh Bharat Released

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad released commemorative postage stamps on the theme of Swachh Bharat to mark the Martyrdom Day on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in the presence of Urban Development & Parliamentary Affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu and Rural Development minister Chaudhary Birender Singh. The Department of Posts, at a function this morning issued a set ...

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18 Telugu Celebrities Named Ambassadors for Swachh Bharat Campaign

Former cricketer V.V.S. Laxman, badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and popular actor Pawan Kalyan are among 18 Telugu personalities from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh nominated by the central government as ambassadors for the “Swachh Bharat” drive. Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced their being designated as ambassadors at a function held in Hyderabad on Monday. Majority of the personalities ...

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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra picks broom to join Modi’s Clean India campaign

Actress Priyanka Chopra took it upon herself to clean up a garbage-strewn neighbourhood in Mumbai as part of her efforts towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean India campaign. “Gandhiji said ‘Be the change you want to see’ – thank you @narendramodi for reminding me of that! #MyCleanIndia can happen! #ChangingMindsets,” Priyanka posted on Twitter Monday after sharing a video link. ...

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Swachh Bharat: Massive Drive across Country, Cleanliness ‘Drama’ in Delhi

The Indian Medical Association is getting ready to be a part of Mod’s Clean India campaign as they have set to launch a drive to promote cleanliness in hospitals and medical centres across the country on Friday. The "Swachh Medical centre – Swastha Bharat" is scheduled to be observed from Friday, November 7 to November 14. The campaign is expected ...

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Clean India Call Remains Unheard, Himalayas Turning to be Dumping Yard

The higher reaches of the Himalayas are virtually turning into an open air garbage dump. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for cleanliness seems yet to reach these lofty heights. "It’s surprising to see garbage littered here and there in this fragile ecosystem," Aditya Gosh, a tourist from Kolkata, remarked. "It seems the tourists here leave everything except footprints," Ghosh ...

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Shashi Tharoor Launches Cleanliness Drive in Thiruvananthapuram

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive, asking "why cede Gandhiji’s sanitation drive to any party" even after losing the post of party spokesman for tagging along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean Indian Campaign. The Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member launched the drive at the Kovalam beach. Later, he tweeted on his micro blogging site, "Before my ...

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Modi Thanked Media, Says ‘You Have Now Converted Your Pens into Brooms’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked media for covering his government’s Swachh Bharat campaign and said "You have now converted your pens into brooms." He said he has read many articles related to the campaign, which is being discussed in the media. "I am reading so many articles on clean India. Electronic and social media is also doing a ...

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Modi Launches Clean India Campaign: ‘I will not dirty the place, nor will I let it be dirtied’

In the aim of creating a ‘Swachh Bharat’ or ‘Clean India’,Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide campaign by symbolically wielding a broom, on Thursday. To celebrate the 150th birthday of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Modi symbolically wielded a broom, spreading the mission to all Indians for creating a clean India and making it as a mass ...

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