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KOHIMA, Apr 15 (NEPS): The Bharatiya Janata Party Nagaland has formally kicked off its “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” here at state capital today with its party workers and legislators joining it. The “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” is part of the ongoing Clean India Drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi last year.
In a simple launching program of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan organized by BJP Kohima District held in front Kohima Head Post Office Wednesday, BJP senior MLA Dr TM Lotha said the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” launched by Prime Minister Modi last year drew a massive response from across the nation. “We need to engage ourselves in this “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” movement in every nook and corner of the state to create awareness of the importance of maintaining cleanliness,” he explained.
Giving a brief background of the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan,” James Vizo, Nagaland BJP General Secretary (Organization) said the Party had already launched “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” in Mokokchung and Dimapur with party men and women joining it. “We have created huge awareness of the movement,” he said and hoped that the launching of the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” at the state capital, Kohima under the banner “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Clean India Mission and Clean Drive Kohima” would surely send the true message of the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” across the state.
He urged the party men and women to continuously engage in the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” movement which was launched by Prime Minister Modi on 2nd October last year, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi to fulfill his (Gandhi) vision of Clean India.
After the brief launching program, the BJP party men and women joined by BJP MLAs Dr TM Lotha, Imtilemba Sangtam, State and Kohima district BJP leaders, ex-candidate Visasolie Angami started cleaning from Kohima Head Post Office towards Old MLA Hostel Junction and other areas of the capital roads.
They said “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” would also be launched in other district headquarters soon.