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What Is The ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign?

What Is The ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign? – Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a new way to observe Gandhi Jayanti in 2023. PM Modi appealed to all citizens to pay tribute to the father of the nation with ‘Swachhanjali’ during his 105th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address. The Swachhanjali mega cleanliness drive will join all citizens to conduct actual activities at public places on October 1, 2023.

Each year, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated in India on October 2, aimed at marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. PM Modi also introduced the ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ campaign to celebrate the third national holiday Gandhi Jayanti in 2023.

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‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign – Overview

Event NameGandhi Jayanti
DateOctober 2, 2023
Campaign NameEk Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath
Campaign DateOctober 1, 2023
ObjectiveTo Initiate Cleanliness Drive

What is ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign?

Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign is a mega cleanliness drive that aims to mark the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti. This Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign is a run-up to the ‘Swachhata Pakhwada- Swachhata Hi Seva’ 2023 campaign. PM Modi appealed to all citizens for 1 hour of shramdaan for swachhata at 10 am on 1st October. PM Modi also said, “A big event on cleanliness is going to be organized on the 1st of October i.e. Sunday at 10 am. You too should take your time and help in this campaign related to cleanliness. You can also join this cleanliness campaign in your street, or neighbourhood…or at a park, river, lake or any other public place.”

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How to participate in this ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ mega campaign?

Mahatma Gandhi started the Swachhta Andolan (cleanliness movement) in India. It aimed to spread awareness about sanitation and hygiene as the best way to express gratitude towards him and his legacy.

The nationwide campaign has been launched to call citizens on October 1 from all walks of life to join in actual cleaning activities of public places like market spaces, railway tracks water bodies tourist locations, religious places etc.

In conclusion, ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ is an initiative under the Swachhata Pakhwada campaign. We must participate in this ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ mega campaign for 1 hour of shramdaan for swachhata at 10 am on 1st October 2023.

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What is ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ campaign?

‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ Campaign Is An Initiative, it aims to Celebrate The 154th Birth Anniversary Of Mahatma Gandhi.

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