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Cabinet approves ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’


New Delhi, Sep 24 :

The union cabinet Wednesday approved the “Swachh Bharat Mission” aimed at creating a clean India by 2019 with people’s participation.

“The cabinet has approved the Swachh Bharat Mission,” union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here after a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prasad said the mission will be launched Oct 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

The prime minister has been striving to make the mission a mass movement.