Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the country's biggest-ever cleanliness drive that is expected to cost over Rs 62,000 crore, asserting that the "Swachh Bharat" mission is "beyond politics" and inspired by patriotism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday symbolically wielded the broom in Dalit colony where Mahatma Gandhi once stayed to launch a unique nationwide campaign which seeks to change Indians' mindset vis-a-vis hygiene and clean up the country in five years.
Mahatma Gandhi has received a unique tribute from an online site. touchtalent.com has come up with an exclusive range of paintings that depict Gandhi as a superhero, ahead of his birth anniversary Thursday.
Commemorating the completion of 100 years of Gandhi's historic journey from South Africa to India to take part in India's freedom struggle, a numismatic dealer here has come up with a limited edition medal on him.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti became the latest minister to take part in a cleanliness drive at the Shram Shakti Bhawan here on Saturday as a part of the NDA Government's 'Swachh Bharat' Mission.
The three municipal corporations in the city have planned an ambitious sanitation drive from Oct 2 which will see cleaning and refurbishing work being carried out in the national capital, officials said Wednesday.