Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has exhorted the public to make a collective effort to maintain hygiene.

Inaugurating the State-level pre-monsoon cleaning drive by local self-government institutions, the Chief Minister decried the habit of careless garbage disposal in public places and on private premises.

“Maintaining personal hygiene is not enough. Sanitation is the responsibility of every citizen,” he said, addressing a gathering at the Peroorkada market.

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