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'Swachhta Hi Sewa' becoming a people's movement: Naqvi

Press Trust of India  |  Rampur (UP) 

Union minister said today 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' (Cleanliness is Service) is a "historic step" and that the sanitation drive is becoming a people's movement.

The minority affairs minister told reporters here that the had pledged to construct toilets in almost all madrassas and minority institutions.

Naqvi said his ministry was observing 'Swachhta Hi Sewa', a fortnight-long cleanliness campaign, in its all offices.

Cleanliness is no more just a matter of habit, it has become a passion and the people, particularly the youth, are getting attracted to the campaign, initiated by the prime minister, he said.

"It is a historic step and turning into a people's movement," he added.

Scores of workers welcomed the minister to his native Rampur.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 17:57 IST