Jammu and Kashmir News
Jammu, Oct 02: The week long Clean Jammu City Abhiyan by Jammu Municipal Corporation to mark the 1st Anniversary of “Swacch Bharat Abhiyan” which commenced on 26th of Sept 2015 culminates today on 2nd Oct 2015 on the birth anniversary of Sh. Mahatma Gandhi Father of Nation.
On this occasion, the celebrations started with the Marathon 2015 flagged off by Dr. Nirmal Singh Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister J&K State in the presence dignitaries and prominent citizens of Jammu which started from Mahatma Gandhi Chowk, Satwari and finished at Department of Floriculture Park Green Belt Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.
In the said marathon the students from Govt Girls Hr. Sec. School Satwari, Govt. Boys High School Jammu Cantt., Boys Model Middle School Satwari, Primary School Nai Basti and people from all walks of life participated giving a message to the society to keep the city clean and green.
Thereafter, Sh. Kavinder Gupta Hon’ble Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly presided over the function organized in the park where Ms Mandeep Kaur IAS Commissioner Municipal Corporation Jammu accorded a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Speaker and other dignitaries. In her welcome address, the Municipal Commissioner gave a brief note about the work done during the week by undertaking the extensive cleanliness drive in 10 wards each besides routine work of sanitation in the city.
The Artists of Natrang and the employees of Jammu Municipal Corporation presented events on the importance of cleanliness, keeping our surroundings clean and to discard the use of Polythene.
Sh. Kavinder Gupta Hon’ble Speaker while addressing the distinguished guests, students, prominent citizens called upon on all to come and join hands in keeping the City and surrounding more clean to accomplish the mission of “Swacch Bharat Abhiyan” in order to fulfill the dream of Prime Minister who had on this day in the year 2014 launched the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan in the entire country.