Fit India Plogging Run Nu Aayojan Karva Babat No Circular
PicsThe government will organise Fit India Plogging Run on 2nd October across the country. It is a unique combination of picking up litter while jogging. In his Mann Ki Baat Address on All India Radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi drew the nation's attention towards plogging. He termed it as an innovative exercise to fulfil the dreams of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
Highlighting the need to shun single use plastic, the Prime Minister said the entire world is looking towards India as a model example. Mr Modi expressed confidence that people will join the campaign for liberation from the menace of single use plastic on 2nd of next month.
Mr Modi also urged people to participate in Run For Unity in large numbers on the 31st of October to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
The Prime Minister also called upon people to quit tobacco and not harbour misconceptions about e-cigarettes, to build a healthy India. He said people understand the dangers of common cigarettes, but have misconceptions about e-cigarettes that they pose no danger. Mr Modi said, all addictions have to be avoided to realise the goal of Fit India.