District Admin Ganderbal takes Swachhta Pledge, cleanliness drive on 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

GANDERBAL, OCTOBER 02: In order to commemorate the 152nd Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a pledge taking ceremony was today organized by District Administration Ganderbal here at Mani Secretariat Complex Ganderbal.

On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna, Officers and Officials of the DC office took the Swachhta Pledge which was administered by the Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha through virtual mode.

During the Pledge taking ceremony participants expressed their strong will to live by the ideals of the Father of the Nation and to serve mother India by keeping the surroundings neat and clean.

The participants pledged that they will devote 100 hours per year, that is two hours per week, to voluntarily work for cleanliness and will neither litter nor let others litter. Besides, they will initiate the quest for cleanliness with themselves, their family, their locality, their village and their work places. They also expressed confidence that every step they take towards cleanliness will help in making our country clean.

Later, cleanliness drive was organized at Mini-Secretariat Complex Ganderbal by the District Administration in which Deputy Commissioner, officers and officials of District Administration and Municipality Ganderbal participated.

During the drive, plastic and other non-decomposable waste was collected which was disposed of appropriately.

Paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, the DC said that Gandhi Ji always gave the message of cleanliness and the duty of every citizen is to contribute to this common cause to keep surroundings clean.

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