PM Modi gives clarion call to eradicate single use plastic by 2022

Prime Minister Narendra
Modi has called upon people
to eradicate single-use
plastic from the country byMr Modi said, plastic is a major threat to environment
and we have to achieve the
goal to eradicate single-use
plastic from the country
Prime Minister was speaking
at a ‘Swachh Bharat Diwas
programme in Ahmedabad on
the 150th birth anniversary of
Mahatma Gandhi yesterday
evening.

Mr Modi declared that India
is now open defecation-free
(ODF). Prime Minister made
the declaration by pressing
the button of a remote,
unveiling the map of India as
open defecation-free. He said,
the world is amazed by the
fact that India provided
toilets to over 60 crore people
in 60 months by building over
11 crore toilets Prime Minister said, rural India has declared itself open defection-free.

This is a great achievement
of the Swachh Bharat
movement which has
people’s participation. Mr
Modi said, this achievement
is just a milestone and we
should not stop here. The
movement has to continue
The event was attended by
around 20,000 village heads,
including 10,000 from
Gujarat