#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti

Updated: October 02, 2017 09:56 IST

From Allahabad to Bengaluru, from Delhi to Mumbai, the 12-Hour Cleanathon drive sees thousands come out to join clean-up drives across many cities to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, which is also celebrated as Rashtriya Swachhata Diwas. Three years ago, on October 2, 2014 is when Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the country's biggest sanitation programme - Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and set a target of eradicating open defecation from India by 2019.

#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi: Students from Delhi Public School (DPS), R K Puram spread the message of Swachhta at SDMC Primary Co-ed School.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi: Personal hygiene kit being distributed to school children to instill cleanliness.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Bengaluru: All new look of the pillar of a flyover during clean-up drive.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Dehradun: Girls of CNI Girls Inter College, take a pledge to clean India on the occasion of Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Dehradun: Slum children, all set to do their bit and participate in the 12-hour Banega Swachh India Cleanathon
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Gwalior: Students from Scindia School clean up the premises of Man Singh Palace in Madhya Pradesh, as part of the Cleanathon.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Mumbai: Garbage Free India organises a behavior change campaign called Socho Alag. The campaign aimed at enlightening people about waste segregation, composting and cleanliness.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi: Waste segregation training being given to waste pickers at Delhi's Sadiq Nagar.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Bengaluru: People participated in huge numbers in the spot cleaning organise as part of the Banega Swachh India Cleanathon.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Bengaluru: Jaya Prakash Nagar Metro Station gets a new look during the Cleanathon, thanks to an initiative by the Ugly Indians, an anonymous bunch of swachh warriors.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Allahabad: A man carries the message, literally, asking people to use cloth bags instead of plastic bags.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Mumbai: Brother sister duo, Khushali and Jaivardhan stand up for a cleaner Mumbai. Saying No to plastic bags, they urge people to use cloth bags.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Dehradun: Students of Colonel Brown School contribute towards #SwachhIndia by participating in composting activities during the Cleanathon.
#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Clean-Up Drives Across India Mark Gandhi Jayanti
Himachal Pradesh: Students of Lawrence School, Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh, cleaned garbage from surrounding areas, as part of the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Cleanathon.

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