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Mary Kom joins the Swachh Bharat Abhyaan

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Launched on 2nd October this year, the Swachh Bharat Abhyaan took off extremely well with people from all across the country coming forward and supporting the cause. Celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Kamal Hasan and Salman Khan are participating in the drive as well.

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Adding to the list of these famous people is Indian boxer MC Mary Kom.   According a report by Hindustan Times, Mary Kom was seen at the Khongnang-ani Karak and Dingku road in Manipur, wielding the broom a day ahead of Ningol Chakouba, the biggest Manipuri festival. She said, “The Prime Minister has set in motion a chain by inviting nine individuals from different walks of life… I took up the initiative here in my land to take the movement forward.”

 

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Seen with her were Manipur Rifles personnel, members of her boxing academy and hostellers of the Manipur Baptist Convention Centre. The five time world champion had also invited actor Darshan Kumar, wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt, shooter Heena Sidhu, football player Sunil Chhetri and other members of Monnet Sports Foundation to join her.

 

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The Swachh Bharat Abhyaan campaign is supposedly going to cost Rs. 62 Thousand Crore and aims to accomplish the vision of 'clean India' by 2nd October 2019, 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

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