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'Swachh Bharat' has become people's campaign, says Sonowal

Press Trust of India  |  Boko (Assam) 

The nation-wide sanitation campaign "Swachhata Hi Seva" led by Narendra Modi was launched on Saturday here in district by Chief Minister

'Swachh Bharat' mission has been conducted since 2014 and in its 4th year, it has now become the 'people's campaign', said Inaugurating 'Swachhata Hi Seva 2018'.

"Father of the Nation had always said where cleanliness exists, Godliness resides. Our Prime Minister is keen in fulfilling his dreams and is taking all efforts to do it. We should continue to support him and make this campaign successful," he said.

About a water supply scheme which was also inaugurated by Sonowal, said, 111 piped water supply schemes will be installed simultaneously across under this initiative.

"The campaign will culminate on October 2 as a precursor to the birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi and also to mark the celebration of 4th anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission," Daimari said.

The initiative, named 'Mission 100', was launched taking into consideration the importance of safe drinking water, he said.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 18:10 IST