Kamalanagar, October 2:Kamalanagar, headquarter of Chakma Autonomous District Council has seen a mass public participation in the cleanliness drive organized to mark the launching of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” (Clean India Mission) at Kamalanagar along with rest of India.
The programme was concertedly organized by Kamalanagar Village Councils, Village Sanitation Commiteee and Young Chakma Association. About a dozen schools participated in the cleanliness drive. All the participants came equipped with broom sticks, spades and dows.
Dangu Nirupam Chakma, Ex-Minister, Mizoram while launching the programme gave a clarion call for ‘mass public participation in the works for the progress of the Community’. While briefing on the National Programme he said P.M. Modi has pledged to create a clean India by 2019, when the 150th birth anniversary of the father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi will be observed.
“The programme has been launched on this particular day of Gandhi Jayanti to make Gandhi the inspiration. The Cleanliness Mission is a pet programme of the Prime Minister as has been asserted by him in the recent times which he stated can be an economic activity, contributing to GDP growth, reduction in health care costs and a source of employment”
A programme has been also arranged in the evening to celebrate ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ and Gandhi Jayanti at Kamalanagar-III community hall.