PM: Not Gandhis and Modis, 125cr Indians will realise Swachh Bharat dream


modi-pmNot 1,000 Mahatma Gandhis, 1 lakh Narendra Modis, but the 125 crore Indians will realise the dream of Swachh Bharat, the Prime Minister said at an event in Delhi to mark the third anniversary of the Clean India Mission.

“India faces challenges but that does not mean we run away from them. We will face them and work to overcome them,” Modi said at the event at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan.

“Swachh India won’t come true even if 1,000 Mahatma Gandhis, 1 lakh Narendra Modis, all chief ministers and governments come together, it’ll be done by 125cr Indians,” the prime minister said.

“Positive competitive environment created due to Swachh Bharat Mission. We see it in cleanliness rankings, how orgs work on cleanliness,” he added.

After coming to power in 2014, the NDA government launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, to make people aware about the advantages of cleanliness