Dimapur, May 26
The Dimapur District Swachh Bharat was launched at the NRL Petrol Pump, near City Tower Junction today.
Delivering the inaugural speech, Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur Kesonyu Yhome, IAS said that Swachh Bharat is not only a campaign but is a way of life.
The main objective of the launch which was initiated by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi earlier is to keep homes and surroundings clean so as to make the country a clean India.
Yhome called upon the people to initiate the campaign individually by cleansing one’s inner-self to make the Swachh Bharat campaign a success both within and outside.
To begin with even small gestures like picking up of small paper and plastics should be practiced, he stated.
On the occasion the DC also led the gathering on taking a pledge.
President Naga Council Dimapur, Pangerluba in his short speech called the Swachh Bharat campaign as a historic start. He called upon the citizens of Dimapur to take the campaign vigorously and set example to other districts.
Saying that “Cleanliness is next to godliness” he called upon the people to keep in mind the Swachh Bharat campaign and cultivate regular work culture.
The program was attended by Government officials and employees, Naga Council Dimapur, Muslim Council Dimapur, Marwari community, Petroleum Dealers Association, Urban Council, Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industries, college students besides other public.
ADC Dimapur, Elizabeth Ngully chaired the function while the vote of thanks was delivered by Revenue Officer, Dimapur, Henok Buchem.
(Page News Service)