Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day(गंगा सफाई वचन दिवस) to be observed on May 2
New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI) The National Mission for Clean Ganga will observe Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day on May 2 at various places in the rivers basin states to spread awareness (जागरुकता फैलाएँ) and ensure (सुनिश्चित करें) public participation (भागीदारी) for the programme. The events will be organised in Uttar Pradeshs Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Hardoi, Bithoor and Vidhur Kuti; Uttarakhands Srinagar and Devprayag; Patna and Bhagalpur in Bihar; Sahibganj (Jharkhand) and Kolkata (West Bengal). Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti will attend the events lined up in Vidhur Kuti, Srinagar and Devprayag that day, an official statement said.
The pledge day will be organised at 30 other locations later through Ganga Vichaar Manch, local NGOs and volunteers in association with the state governments.