New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday administered a cleanliness oath to people in Delhi Cantonment on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The oath read, ” I will neither pollute the environment nor let anyone do that. I will spread the message of Swachch Bharat Mission to every corner of every village and street. I will administer this oath to 100 people. The step taken by me towards cleanliness will keep my surroundings clean that would help to maintain India clean.”
Both BJP and Congress are organising numerous events across the country to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
The BJP has started off its Gandhi Sankalp Yatra for a period of three months. As per the circular sent to the leaders, the Yatra will now be a 120-day exercise and will culminate on January 31, 2020. Earlier, it was scheduled to be held between October 2 and October 31.