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Prime Minister Narendra Modi plogs along the scenic coast of Mamallapuram.

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College students and volunteers participate in a cleanliness drive after immersion of goddess Durga idols following the Durga puja festival, at the bank of River Ganga, in Kolkata

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal collects garbage from road as he participates in 'Gandhi Sankalpa Yatra' to mark the celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at Bonda in Guwahati.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal takes part in 'Clean Gurugram' drive at Badsahapur to mark 'Gandhi Jayanti' in Gurugram.

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Telugu actor Naresh (2nd R) takes part in a cleanliness drive on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Hyderabad.

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Senior BJP leader and former UP minister Uma Bharti (R) and BJP National Vice President Shivraj Singh Chouhan take part in a cleanliness drive to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Bhopal.

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Rear Admiral (retd.) Vipin Kumar Saxena, chairman & managing director of Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (extreme right), with other company employees participates in a 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in front of the Victoria Memorial, Kolkata.

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Sonia Romeo, left, of Spain and Tunde Blaga of Hungary, candidates for the Miss Earth 2019 beauty pageant, take selfies prior to taking part in a coastal cleanup, one of the activities lined up to call the attention to help save Mother Earth in suburban Las Pinas city, south of Manila, Philippines.

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Susana Downes, right, of Australia, and Krystina Sokolowska, left, of Poland, candidates for the Miss Earth 2019 beauty pageant, join the Philippine Navy in conducting coastal cleanup, one of the activities lined up to call the attention to help save Mother Earth in suburban Las Pinas city south of Manila, Philippines. Contestants from 85 countries are vying for the title for the Miss Earth 2019 which organizers dubbed as "Beauty Contest With A Cause."

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Assamese actress Aimee Baruah along with others takes part in the 'Swachh Cycle Rally' to aware residents on keeping the city clean and green, organised as part of ocommemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Guwahati.

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Volunteers gather to clean up the coastline on International Coastal Clean Up Day, in Puri

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Volunteers participate in a clean-up drive by the US Consulate General in partnership with Maritime Foundation commemorating 'International Coastal Cleanup Day' to raise awareness on global marine pollution, in Chennai

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Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP Working President JP Nadda along with party leaders Vijay Goel and Vijender Gupta mop a floor inside AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi. BJP launched a 'seva saptah' (week of service) on Saturday to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17.

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Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP Working President JP Nadda meet a child admitted in AIIMS, in New Delhi. BJP launched a 'seva saptah' (week of service) on Saturday to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17.

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Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP Working President JP Nadda during a cleanliness drive at AIIMS hospital, in New Delhi. BJP launched a 'seva saptah' (week of service) on Saturday to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17.

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Union Minister Arun Ram Meghwal participates in a cleanliness drive during the inauguration of 'seva saptah' (week of service) in Kolkata. Home Minister Amit Shah launched a "seva saptah" (week of service) on Saturday to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17.

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Cartoon characters Shiva and Rudra along with children take part in a clean up drive at Juhu beach, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia during a beach clean-up drive at Mahim Beach.

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Participants weild brooms during the 2nd day of the Swachata Abhiyan at Parliament House complex in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Satyanarayan Jatiya during the 2nd day of the Swachata Abhiyan at Parliament House complex in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore participates in Swachhata Abhiyan at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy participates in Swachhata Abhiyan at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Animal Husbandry Pratap Chandra Sarangi participate in Swachhata Abhiyan at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other MPs take oath during Swachhata Abhiyan programme at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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Union Ministers and Members of Parliament participate in the Swachhata Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) in Parliament House, New Delhi

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Union Ministers and Members of Parliament participate in the Swachhata Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) in Parliament House, New Delhi

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Union Ministers and Members of Parliament will participate in the Swachhata Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) in Parliament House, New Delhi

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Union Ministers and Members of Parliament will participate in the Swachhata Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) in Parliament House, New Delhi

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Union Ministers and Members of Parliament will participate in the Swachhata Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) in Parliament House, New Delhi

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Volunteers participate in a Cleanathon event of 'Namami Gange' to clean River Yamuna, at the Kalindi Kunj Ghat, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis addresses after inauguration of the Swachh Wari-Swastha Wari-Nirmal Wari-GreenWari campaign in Pune, Maharashtra. The campaign aims to plant 20,000 neem saplings along the route of Wari by NSS students.

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Volunteers participate in an awareness drive on cleanliness at Baghbazar Ghat near River Hooghly, in Kolkata

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Volunteers of Nestle India conduct a cleanliness drive on the occasion of World Oceans Day in New Delhi.

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Chief minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat along with Transport Minister Yashpal Arya participates in a cleanliness campaign at Bindal river on the occasion of world environment day, Dehradun.

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Activists clean a lake to mark 'World Environment Day', in Thane.

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Participants take part in a cleanliness drive on the bank of river Ganga ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, at Dashashwamedh ghat, in Varanasi.

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BJP supporters participate in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' at Brigade parade ground, a day after PM Narendra Modi's election campaign rally, in Kolkata.

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President Ram Nath Kovind honours Bhopal with India’s cleanest capital/UT city during the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019 function in New Delhi.

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'Swachh garhi' sweep a street in an attempt to create a record under 'Clean Kumbh Mela 2019 Swachata program' at the bank of river Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela-2019, in Prayagraj.

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Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh with others sweep a street in an attempt to create a record under 'Clean Kumbh Mela 2019 Swachata program' at the bank of river Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela-2019, in Prayagraj.

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College students participate in a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Maha Abhiyan' on the banks of Krishna river, in Karad.

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Indian health workers sweep the Sangam area the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati river ahead of Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. Kumbh Mela is a 45-days festival starting from January 2019, where millions of Hindu devotees are expected to attend with the belief that taking a dip in the waters of the holy river will cleanse them of their sins.

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Army personnel unload weed from a boat collected from Dal Lake on a cold, winter morning, in Srinagar.

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An army crane being used to weed out Dal Lake on a cold, winter morning, in Srinagar. Army has extended help to the efforts to save the Dal Lake which has allegedly shrunk to less than half its original size due to pollution and human interference.

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Employees of a company take part in a 'Yamuna Clean' program at Yamuna Chhath Ghat in New Delhi.

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Employees of a company take part in a 'Yamuna Clean' program at Yamuna Chhath Ghat in New Delhi.

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Central Public Works Department(CPWD) workers sweep at India Gate Lawns as thick haze engulfs the city, in New Delhi.

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Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu participates in a Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan event at the Tezu market.

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Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Photographs by Neeta Raheja, CEO, Longform

Local residents who volunteered to participate in cleaning up after the passage of a Central American migrant caravan hoping to reach the U.S., gather trash in Mapastepec, Mexico, after the migrants departure before dawn.

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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar plays football with children at a school in Thimphu, Bhutan. Tendulkar is in Bhutan to spread awareness about UNICEF's Handwash initiative.

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Martin Quandt, 77, looks over his flooded home in the Rosewood community where water crossed his sandbag barriers and overtook his home in Socastee, South Carolina. While much of the Rosewood community in Socastee in still under water from Florence's flooding, a few residents were able to return to assess the damage and begin cleaning.

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Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Bharat Abhiyan' campaign, to commemorate the 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Patna.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Bharat Abhiyan' campaign, to commemorate the 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Shimla.

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Volunteers sweep a street to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, in Kolkata.

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State Bank of India's Chairman Rajnish Kumar takes part in 'Swatch Bharat Abhiyan', in Mumbai.

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Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar takes part in 'Swatch Bharat Abhiyan', in Mumbai.

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Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik takes part in a 'plogging drive' launched by the NDMC to inculcate the habit of picking up of litter, on the occasion of the 4th Anniversary of "Swachh Bharat Mission", at Khan Market in New Delhi.

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Bihar Govornor Lalji Tondon participates in a cleanliness drive under "Swachhta hi Sewa" campaign, outside Rajbhawan in Patna.

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People engaged in cleaning road during a statewide mass social work for restoration of damaged infrastructure and improving drainage, culvert and roads in Dimapur.

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A man, dressed up like Mahatma Gandhi, sweeps a lawn ahead of Gandhi Jayanti in Chandigarh.

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Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu participates in 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign, at Buddha Park in Tawang.

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Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare JP Nadda during a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign, in New Delhi.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swacchta hi Sewa' campaign, at Bareri in Nowshera.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swacchta hi Sewa' campaign, in Bhopal.

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Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swacchta hi Sewa' campaign, in New Delhi.

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BJP President Amit Shah participates in 'Swacchta hi Sewa' campaign, in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets schoolchildren as he undertakes a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in the premises of Baba Sahib Ambedkar Higher Secondary School at Paharganj, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Krishan Pal during a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign, in Faridabad.

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Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad participates in a cleanliness drive, as part of the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, at Jaisalmer House, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal speaks with MoS Home Kiren Rijiju during 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in New Delhi.

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Bihar Dy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta hi Seva', in Patna.

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MoS Home Kiren Rijiju with BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi during 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in New Delhi.

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad participates in a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta hi Seva', in Patna.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes a cleanliness drive under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in the premises of Baba Sahib Ambedkar Higher Secondary School at Paharganj, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal and Chairman of QCI, Adil Zainulbhai, release a survey report on station cleanliness during an event, in New Delhi.

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A woman walks on a path littered with trash mixed with mud, after a downpour in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Japanese supporters clear litter from the stands after the group H match between Japan and Poland at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia. Japan lost 1-0, but still qualified for the round of 16.

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Japan supporters help clean the stadium's stands at the end of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Japan and Senegal tied 2-2.

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Volunteers remove litter during a beach clean drive, at Dadar Chowpatty on the occasion of World Environment Day, in Mumbai.

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Children and volunteers take part in a beach clean drive, at Dadar Chowpatty on the occasion of World Environment Day, in Mumbai.

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A Girl cleans-up in front of her home after a heavy floods, in Herrstein, Germany.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launches 'Safai Abhiyan' at Salaru village of Karnal district.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at the launch of the de-silting drive from 'Kolans River' on the outskirt of Bhopal as part of a statewide drive to conserve waterbodies.

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Bollywood actress Diya Mirza and Yuva Sena Chief Aditya Thackery take part in a Beach Clean up and Tree Plantation drive at Dadar Chowpatty on the occasion of World Earth Day, in Mumbai.

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People participate in the de-silting drive for the conservation of Upper Lake in Bhopal.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the 'Clean Air' campaign at Indira Paryavaran Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Punjab Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu takes part in a cleanliness drive near the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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BBMP workers clean the vegetable waste at a wholesale market in Bengaluru.

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A woman sweeps a road as part of cleanliness programmes being run in Indore. The city is maintaining cleanliness under the "Clean City Indore" initiative which includes making people aware about proper waste dumping, segregation of dry and wet wastes, recycling and managing the waste among other steps.

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Volunteers participate in the clean up drive at Versova beach, in Mumbai.

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Municipal workers clean up a canal, in Kolkata.

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Window cleaners dressed as a dog and a bird pose for photographers in Tokyo's Yaesu shopping and business district.

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Corporation workers cleaning the beach after Cyclone Ockhi in Kozhikode.

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