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BJP chief praises Chouhan's Narmada campaign

Press Trust of India  |  Jabalpur (MP) 

president today said that after the completion of ongoing Narmada Sewa Yatra campaign, the river will be ranked among the cleanest in the world.

Praising Chief Minister for launching the initiative, Shah said, "Once this conservation campaign is over, Narmada will be ranked among the cleanest water bodies of the world, like Thames in and Rhine in "

Shah was addressing a gathering at Gwari Ghat on Narmada here after taking part in 'Namami Devi Narmade - Sewa Yatra', a campaign for conservation of river Narmada.

"Like Narmada, one day Ganga too would be cleaned as the Prime Minister Modi has also launched 'Namami Gange' campaign," he added.

Conservation of Narmada would immensely benefit states like Gujarat, and too, he said.

Shah also praised the Chouhan for its drive against shops within five kilometres of Narmada's banks as a part of the campaign.

Chief Minister Chouhan, Union Minister Piyush Goyal and several religious leaders were present on the occasion.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 22:22 IST