The dioceses of Believers Eastern Church took part in a nation wide cleanliness drive on 2 October 2019 to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
As part of Swachh Bhaat Abhiyans, cleanup programs were held at bus stands, railway stations, government hospitals, police stations, school campuses, panchayat offices, public roads, leprosy colonies and various other places to contribute to fulfilling Gandhiji’s dream of a clean India.
Believers Eastern Church workers, sisters of compassion teams, women’s fellowship, youth, and members of various parishes participated in the campaign to stress the importance of keeping the nation clean.
Tree plantation drives were held at various locations to encourage the public to work towards building a clean and healthy eco-system.
As part of the celebrations, fruit distributions were organized at a subjail and at Government hospitals and clothes were distributed to poor and needy families.
Rallies were taken out to urge the public to make cleanliness an integral part of their lives.
To raise awareness among slum dwellers about the importance of maintaining cleanliness, a sisters of compassion team gave bath to 20 slum children.
500 cotton bags were disturbed to shopkeepers at another place to generate awareness on the need to remove plastic from daily use and create a plastic free environment.
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