LIVE: Cleanliness needs to begin from homes

New Delhi, Oct 2: PM Modi is at an event to mark 3rd anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan.

On October 2, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a mission to clean India’s cities and villages.

The campaign, inaugurated to coincide with Gandhi Jayanti, aims to realise its vision of ‘Clean India’ by October 2, 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

-In the months after it was launched, the campaign gained momentum with many celebrities, politicians and academic institutions organising cleanliness drives across the country.

Here are the LIVE updates:

-Need to change mindset to achieve goals

Positive competitive environment created due to  Swachh Bharat Mission. We see it in cleanliness rankings, how organisations work on cleanliness: PM

-Swachh India wont come true even if 1000 Mahatma Gandhis, 1lakh Narendra Modis, all CMs and governmnts come together, it'll be done by 125cr Indians-PM

-India faces challenges but that does not mean we run away from them. We will face them and work to overcome them: PM Modi