Swacch Bharat Mission

Updated - November 29, 2021 01:12 pm IST

Published - October 31, 2014 03:09 pm IST

"A clean India would be the best tribute India could pay to Mahatma Gandhi while celebrating his 150 birth anniversary in 2019," Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said as he launched this mission October 2, 2014.

But has Mr. Modi's mission been accomplished or is there still a long way to go? Here is a look at the Prime Minister's pet mission and The Hindu 's exclusive coverage on the issue.

 Swacch Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project that seeks to create a 'Clean India'.

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Superstar Salman Khan says his participation in the Swachh Bharat campaign is not a publicity gimmick.

>The message behind the broom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to link his campaign to the toilet-cleaning ritual in Gandhi’s ashrams.

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>Coimbatore Corporation forms Swachh Bharat task force

The Sanitation Programme Launched With Central And State Government Guidance And Financial Support Will Go On Till 2019-2020.

>Mysuru tops Swachh Bharat rankings, Delhi Cantt. at 15th slot

Bengaluru leads the list of capitals at 7th rank while Patna came at the bottom at 429th.

>Tendulkar lends voice to Swachh Bharat anthem

The anthem song written by lyricist Prasoon Joshi will also feature a video being produced by Mukesh Bhatt.

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>Modi launches 'Clean India' initiative: as it happened

The first phase of the campaign will run till October-end and the endeavour would be to turn it into a mass movement.

> Swachh Bharat: a scheme or a pipe dream?

Comment: If Prime Minister Modi is serious about Swachh Bharat, he must provide leadership in converting the slogan into a viable multi-faceted programme.

>For a Swachh Bharatiya Rail

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan emphasising cleanliness has provided the right opportunity for Indian Railways to address infrastructural gaps contributing to dirty premises and trains

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‘Swach Bharat Kosh’ has been set up to attract funds, from various entities including corporates.

>Journalists have turned their pens into brooms: Modi

"Media has inspired people to take part in cleanliness exercise."

Here are some of the pictures tweeted by >@the_hindu 's followers:

Readers can tweet photos of cleanliness efforts towards Swachh Bharat with >#THCleanIndia .

>For full coverage of the Swachh Bharat Mission, click here.

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