Swachh Bharat Mission was a viral start to make the country clean. Many popular celebrities become the faces to this mission which includes Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Saina Nehwal.The Rio Olympic medalists, P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik , besides Dipa Karmakar are likely to be a part of Swachh Bharat Mission. The Olympians Sidhu, Malik and Dipa came into lime light after the getting silver and bronze medal in the recent Rio Olympics.
When Swachh Bharat Mission was started?
Swachh Bharat Mission is an initiative which was started by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on 2014. This step was taken by him soon after his winning in the general election.
What is said by Parameswaran Iyer on Swachh Bharat Mission?
Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation minster, Parameswaran Iyer told PTI that, “We are very keen to involve both Olympic medal winners Sakshi Malik and P V Sindhu along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar, in Swachh Bharat Mission”.He also added that, “these sportstars can inspire many women, especially in rural areas.”
Our Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi has nominated twenty seven prominent personalities in Swachh Bharat Mission which includes Amitabh Bachchan, Ramdev, Sachin Tendulkar , Anil Ambani, Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Kamal Hassan, Shashi Tharoor,Mirdula Sinha and Team of Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah.
Modi spoke from the Red fort, “our country is counted as a developing nation till now as it doesn’t have proper sanitation system for ladies and girls. We are ashamed of others if someone questions are dignity, but we easily allow our ladies to go open for sanitation. We need improvement.”
From then, till now, government has open more than 4000 toilets all over the country. The predicted time for this is 2nd October 2019.