Hailakandi police awaring people on cleanliness. Image: Northeast Now

Hailakandi Police on Saturday carried out Swacchta drive in the town to spread awareness on cleanliness and roll out the message on the importance of hygiene.

As a part of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva‘ campaign, the Hailakandi Police organised the street corner meetings to create awareness regarding cleanliness.

The cops urged the people to make cleanliness a way of life, to build toilets, plant trees and keep their surroundings clean.

They also urged the residents and shopkeepers to use dustbin and segregate waste.

They urged the residents not to dump garbage in the open and keep the drains clog-free.

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The cops motivated the gathering to keep the surroundings clean and contribute towards Swachh Bharat.

“Unhygienic conditions can create health problems, so it is your duty to keep the surroundings clean,” the cops said.

They urged the gathering not to use single-use plastic as it has been banned in the district.

The cops warned that strict actions would be taken against those found violating the order as per law.

Hailakandi Superintendent of Police, Pabindra Kumar Nath said, “Seeing how the rest of India is striving hard towards achieving the dream of a clean India, we, too, thought of contributing towards the noble cause.”

Nath further disclosed that the cleanliness campaign will continue till October 2.

He also spoke about the plans to take out a procession-cum-cleanliness drive in Hailakandi town on Monday from 8-30 am.

He appealed everyone to participate actively in the cleanliness drive and make it a grand success.

The district administration is also spearheading massive cleanliness drive through a host of activities.

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