Belona village in Barpeta district of Assam has recently earned the distinction of becoming the first ‘Clean and Green’ village in the State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi retweeted Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal‘s tweet on Belona village and the people’s initiative to make the village clean, green and plastic free.
Announcing this via tweeter, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal stated, ‘A community coming together to walk on the path of Swachhata, the people of Belona has shown how conscious collective efforts can Beat Plastic Pollution.
Taking note of this achievement, India’s PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the Assam administration for this remarkable achievement.’ Congratulating Sonowal, Modi wrote: ‘Very good! Cleanliness powered by community initiatives is always wonderful to see. Congratulations to everyone who has worked on this Swachhata effort.’
On a drive to make India clean, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2, 2014. To assist this mission; now he has taken steps to ban the single use plastic (SUP) and march towards the goal of making India greener and cleaner. Taking inspiration from his vision, the village has set an example of clean and green village and aims to go to the national level to make a name, and set the example far and wide, for its cleanliness, shared the villagers.