SwachBharat – Should strike everyone

It was late 5 in evening. I returned from office. I wanted to change the dress and I poked my pockets. I felt some bouncy on my pant. I removed to see what it is. It was some bank’s loan catalogue which I got from a boy who stands next to road and publishes to every other person who crosses him. After seeing that scrap paper, I applauded myself inside me. Because I did throw it roadside.

It stick with the topic, I have seen many celebrities participating in #SwachBharat campaign in social networking sites. Recently my favourite actress Trisha participated in this campaign. Sorry, I am not supporting any actress here. Fingers crossed. Let me tell you another incident.

It was night and I was waiting for my bus on platform. Whole Bus stop was busy and floor was not clean, flies everywhere, red marks in floor wall corners. I was watching theĀ surroundings and I felt “SwachBharat, where are you?”. Besides that was not a village. It was a well developed town. Developed in terms of factories, and the population. I was immersed in my thoughts and one a old man passed by me. I observed he is chewing some thing. Right after he crossed me, he spit on platform floor, just next to me. I was shocked. At least he could have done that next to the road or some where else. I want to stop him and question him. But I know how he will respond if I ask. It will be a typical #IndianAnswer.

What I really wanted to tell is, cleaning the surroundings is not all we need to do. Obviously that is a part, but to really achieve it, there are some other things we can do. When you have something to throw out, and if you don’t find any bins near by, just put it in your pocket or bag. When you find next bin, throw it into it. Else carry it to your home and remember, throw it into bin.

I observed another issue. Even these days villagers don’t maintain surroundings clean. I doesn’t mean that they don’t put. But they never cared. If you get chance, try to give awareness about it. Try to discuss it with your family members. Try to discuss the benefits and the importance of cleanliness through out the world, If you think your parents or children are not aware about this. Hope it grows gradually. Thanks for Modi. If you think you can add some point to this, comment section is for you. Thank you