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Residents keep the ‘clean India’ drive going

The Hindu, 03 November 2014

 

Sunday morning was not ‘take it easy hours’ for many

 

Sunday mornings are not “take it easy hours” for many residents of Prashant Nagar, Derebail East Ward, here, since a month. The ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has prompted them to make sweeping the roads of their locality a Sunday affair now.

 

“When we swept the roads on October 2, we were about eight people. Now we are about 30,” pointed out N.A.L. Rao, a retired bank employee, who now works for a solar company. Men and women start cleaning the roads for about one-and-half hours from 7 a.m. “We missed cleaning roads on one Sunday due to rains,” he said. Read more....