Meet 105-year-old Kunwar Bai – the new face of PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'
105-year-old Kunwar Bai, who was felicitated by PM Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the `Swachh Bharat Abhiyan` mascot.
New Delhi: 105-year-old Kunwar Bai, who was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the `Swachh Bharat Abhiyan` mascot.
Prime Minister Modi will felicitate Kunwar Bai at a function in the national capital to mark `Swachhta Diwas` on September 17.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in February touched her feet during a rally in Rajnandgaon.
The Prime Minister, who was in Chhattisgarh to launch the ambitious Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban (rural-urban) Mission, felicitated Kunwar Bai from Kotabharri village of Dhamtari and then touched her feet to seek blessings.
Kunwar Bai had sold-off her 8-10 goats to build two toilets at her home. Subsequently, she started showing other villagers the toilets at her home while informing them about its importance.
With ANI inputs