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Clean India drive will benefit poor people: PM Narendra Modi

India TV News Desk November 02, 2014 11:54 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said proper implementation of the Clean India campaign will benefit poor people.

"The special emphasis on the Clean India Campaign will benefit the poor. As it is poor people and not the rich ones who get affected due to the dirty surroundings," Modi said in his second radio address to the nation titled "Man Ki Baat".

Modi launched the Clean India mission or Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Oct 2.

He said if the surroundings are kept clean, it will serve the poor people in a big way.

"I am seeing the greatest impact on children too. Parents are now saying that kids are picking up chocolate wrappers."

Modi made his first "Man Ki Baat" radio address to the nation Oct 3.