Two youths were made to travel 80km back to Madikeri in Coorg just so that they can clean up the garbage they had thrown on the highway while traveling.
Speaking at the 'Swachh Bharat Diwas' programme in Ahmedabad, Modi said: 'Sanitation, conservation of environment and animals were dear to Gandhi Ji.'
Taking to his twitter handle, Salman Khan wished all his fans on the occasion, but foremost, he laid his focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Fit India Movement and Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah underlined the perils of single-use plastic, saying it takes nearly 400 years for it to degrade.
Over 11 crore toilets were built in the country in the last five years, PM Modi said.
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The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched in 2014 and its components include the construction of household toilets, community and public toilets and solid waste management.
This comment was not only seen as a casteist remark but also one that was mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.
Pragya Singh's comment is being seen by many as a mockery of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan, which he had launched in 2014 with much fanfare.
Surrounded by people, Hema, in a grey kurta and black trousers, held a broom and participated in the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" on Parliament premises.
India Budget 2019-20: Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government also proposes to expand Swachh Bharat to include solid waste management in every village.
Rendered homeless, Khirod Jena (58), a landless daily wage earner in Raghudeipur village, has been living in 7 feet x 6 feet toilet, along with his spouse and two grown-up daughters.
"It's nothing less than a dream. Will share this proud moment with everyone. Modi deserves another chance as the country's head," said one of the sanitation workers whose feet was washed by Modi
PM Modi said the efforts of his government were not only to make the country cleaner but also to cleanse it of evils like corruption.
On the very first "Shahi Snan" (royal bath) that took place on Tuesday on the occasion of the auspicious Makar Sankranti, dozens of visitors could be seen defecating and relieving themselves in the open.
As the news spread, the Ambur Municipality Commissioner announced Zaara as the brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat mission.
Bond, known for his literary collections like the Room on the Roof and Mr Oliver's Diary, was addressing an audience at the Tata Steel Jharkhand Literary Meet (JLM) in Ranchi on Saturday, along with another noted author Uday Prakash.
In the 21st century, the thoughts of Gandhi remain as essential as they were in his time and offer solutions to several problems the world faces.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by BJP National President JP Nadda, party members and supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi interacts with the farmers and assures them of speedy redressal of their problems by the government, at Katar Singh Wala village in Bathinda.PTI Photo
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials during investigation after the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, at Baghambari Gaddi Math in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi. BJP National President JP Nadda also seen.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
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