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IN PHOTOS: One year of the Swachh Bharat Mission

Last updated on: October 02, 2015 17:13 IST
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On Friday, India marked the first anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. Various programmes were held across the country to mark the event, which coincides with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Dabbawalas take part in a cleanliness drive in Mumbai to commemorate one year of the Clean India programme. Photograph: Shashank Parade 

School students participate in a cleanliness drive in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI

Baba Ramdev takes to sweeping the streets and clearing thrash on the first anniversary of Swachh Bharat. Photograph: PTI

CRPF jawans participate in a cleanliness drive to observe to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Bhubaneswar. Photograph: PTI

Widows hold brooms as they participate in a cleanliness drive organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International in New Delhi. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sarbananda Sonowal with others sweeping a road as a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI

IAF HQ Maintenance Command, Nagpur launched “Swachh Abhiyan” cleanliness drive at the Futala Lake. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter

A girls collects items thrown in as offerings by devotees in the waters of the Yamuna river. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

 

 

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