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Mayor launches “Swachh Rakkho, Swasth Raho” campaign to clean city toilets


Encourages citizens to join hands in maintaining public toilets

Chandigarh, (Aditi) :- Smt. Sarbjit Kaur, Mayor, Chandigarh today launched “Swachh Rakkho, Swasth Raho” campaign in a bid to clean 305 public toilets as well as community toilets by involving all councilors and citizens to join together and make their best possible efforts maintaining public toilets and community toilets during “Environment Week” started from 5th June to 11th June, 2022.

The Mayor launched the campaign of cleaning public toilets under the theme “Swachh Rakkho, Swasth Raho” at Shanti Nagar, Mainiajra which was followed throughout city by organizing different events to clean nearly 225 public toilets as well as community toilets in city markets and colonies under the supervision of area councilors in their respective wards.

Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner alongwith Sh. Mahesh Inder Singh Siddhu, area councilor participated in the cleaning campaign at public toilet, sector 7, Chandigarh during which the Commissioner and area councilor greeted the female toilet attendant with flower bud and handed over her a pair of gloves, apron and other safety equipments for cleaning in toilet. They expressed happiness over the cleanliness inside the toilet blocks and thanked the female attendant for maintaining the cleaning over there.

Similarly, all the councilors of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh participated in the cleaning of public toilet activities in their respective wards. All the councilors praised the efforts of toilet attendants for maintaining cleanliness in the toilets and thanked them with giving flower buds besides handing them over safety equipments for cleaning the toilets and aprons.

While speaking on the occassion, the Mayor said that the second day of the environment week was celebrated under the theme “Swachh Rakkho, Swasth Raho”, during which all the public and community toilets throughout the city including toilets in city markets, green belts, colonies, schools and institutions have been cleaned.

In addition to that toilet blocks in all the school premises, hospitals, dispensaries, Bus stands have also been cleaned under the theme “Swachh Rakkho, Swasth Raho”.

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