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Kumbh Mela providing a platform for ‘Swachh Bharat’ Awareness Generation
President Sri Ramnath Kovind will be visiting Prayagraj Kumbh Mela tomorrow. During his visit, he will inaugurate a two days Gandhian Resurgence Summit at the camp of Parmarth Niketan Ashram at Arail side of Mela. Before addressing the Summit, Shri Kovind will perform Puja at Sangam and meet the saints and seers camping in the Mela. He will also unveil the statue of Maharshi Bharadwaj. Uttar Pradesh Governor, Shri Ram Naik; Chief Minister, Shri Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya will also attend the function.
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Prayagraj Kumbh Mela is not only witnessing religious and spiritual activities but also generating awareness on cleanliness /swachhta. Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) has set up a high tech exhibition in Sector 6 of the Mela at Prayagraj. It contains digital platforms on themes of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. It also has success stories on cleanliness. Visitors have shown keen interest in the message on cleanliness at the puppet shows organised. A number of visitors have taken Swachhta pledge for their contribution towards a clean environment. Messages and films are being continuously played on a big screen in the exhibition attracting the visitors. The exhibition will continue all through the mela till March 4th.Guides have also been engaged to guide the visitors in traditional Indian attire.
Several dignitaries visited the exhibition including Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ms Uma Bharati and Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya.