Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited well-known people to join the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or 'Clean India' campaign - that he launched today in the national capital - and requested each of them to draw nine more into the initiative to take it viral.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a massive five-year Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India campaign on Mahatma Gandhi's 145th birth anniversary today. The PM led a cleanliness pledge at India Gate, which 30 lakh government employees joined across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a massive five-year Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India campaign on Mahatma Gandhi's 145th birth anniversary. The PM led a cleanliness pledge at Rajpath along with about 30 lakh government employees across the country.
As part of the 'Clean India' campaign that Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched today, he said he had invited nine people to join the cleanliness drive and requested each of them to draw nine more into the initiative to take it viral.
Nearly 250 witnesses were brought to court by the prosecution to prove J Jayalalithaa had used the first of her three terms as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to illegally acquire more than 50 crores worth of assets. One of them was crucial in proving the 18-year-old case against her, leading to a sentence of four years in jail for one of the most powerful and popular politicians in the country.
Buildings around Rajpath, the road that leads from the Rashtrapati Bhawan to India Gate in the heart of Delhi, were sanitised and sealed from Wednesday evening in preparation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India campaign Thursday, the police said.
A modified Bell helicopter, belonging to the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Aviation Department, played a vital role in rescuing people from flood-hit areas in the Valley and saved as many as 261 marooned people, stranded at different places.