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PM Modi congratulates TV channels for showing dirt on streets left by Diwali celebrations

The Prime Minister also congratulated the people who participated in cleanliness drive after bursting fire crackers during Diwali.

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Updated:October 25, 2014, 7:27 AM IST
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PM Modi congratulates TV channels for showing dirt on streets left by Diwali celebrations
The Prime Minister also congratulated the people who participated in cleanliness drive after bursting fire crackers during Diwali.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated TV channels for showing dirty streets after Diwali celebrations, saying telecasting such visuals would create awareness among people about the importance of cleanliness.

The Prime Minister, who launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, also congratulated the people who participated in cleanliness drive after bursting fire crackers during Diwali.

"I saw several TV channels showing dirt left behind after crackers. I congratulate them for spreading awareness on importance of cleanliness," Modi wrote on micro blogging website after news channels aired visuals of filthy condition on streets after Diwali celebrations.

"Several friends told me that a lot of people cleaned the areas where they burst crackers during Diwali. I congratulate them for the efforts," the Prime Minister tweeted.

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