UP CM Yogi wields broom, vows to make Uttar Pradesh clean by 2018

DN Bureau

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's cleaning mission in Balu Adda area came a day after 52 cities and towns of the state figured in the "most dirty" list in a survey conducted by the Union government.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday wielded the broom and undertook a cleanliness drive
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday wielded the broom and undertook a cleanliness drive

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday wielded the broom and undertook a cleanliness drive here. He also vowed to make the state open defecation free (ODF) by 2018.


Adityanath's cleaning mission in Balu Adda area came a day after 52 cities and towns of the state figured in the "most dirty" list in a survey conducted by the Union government.


The Chief Minister interacted with the local people and asked them to keep their surroundings clean and contribute their bit in making Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swacch Bharat' mission a success.


He also directed officials present to ensure that polythene was banned and that corporations ensured that their wards were clean.


This drive by the Bharatiya Janata Party government would be taken up as a mission soon, he added.


Pointing out that not a single town in the state was ODF till date, he set the target to make the entire state open defecation free by 2018. (IANS)
 

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