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August 11, 2015

Cleanliness drive across Bengal on Independence Day: WB CM

Cleanliness drive across Bengal on Independence Day: WB CM

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Chairperson Ms Mamata Banerjee has instructed all the elected representatives of the party and welfare groups and clubs to take up a cleanliness drive on August 15, 2015. The District Magistrates in every districts of the State has been instructed to oversee the process being carried out successfully.

On Monday, before leaving for a 4-day visit to Delhi, the West Bengal Chief Minister said that the cleanliness drive will be taken up between 11 AM and 12 Noon in every corners of the State.

“West Bengal had embarked on the ‘Nirmal Bangla Abhiyan’ three years ago and we were the first ones in the country having undertaken such a campaign,” Ms Banerjee said when asked to comment on the PM’s ambitious countrywide cleanliness project, which has attracted global attention.

On a list of 476 cities ranked for cleanliness under the Swachch Bharat mission, West Bengal has done well with 25 in the top 100. Halisahar is among India’s top 10 cleanest cities.