New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated the public for their efforts towards cleaning up the dirt left behind after bursting of firecrackers on Diwali.
PM Narendra Modi. Pic/AFP
In tweets posted on the Prime Minister's Office twitter handle, Modi said: "Several friends told me that a lot of people cleaned the areas where they burst crackers during Diwali. I congratulate them for the efforts."
He also congratulated the efforts of the electronic media in spreading awareness. "I saw several TV channels showing dirt left behind after crackers. I congratulate them for spreading awareness on importance of cleanliness," he wrote.
The prime minister launched the "Swachch Bharat" or Clean India campaign Oct 2 and has involved the public in it by encouraging them to post photographs of littering and the cleaning efforts.