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02 October 2018

Press Release No. 650/18

AWARENESS AND CLEANING DRIVE PROGRAMME AT POLO MARKET

As part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy today attended as Chief Guest in the Awareness and Cleaning drive programme initiated by joint effort of GORETO Socio-Cultural & Welfare Society, Shillong, Vivekananda Sangha, Oakland, Shillong and Greater Iew Polo Welfare Association, Polo Shillong at a function held at Polo, Shillong. The programme was also attended by Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri A. L. Hek, Deputy Commissioner East Khasi Hills, Shri P. S. Dkhar, President, GORETO Socio-Cultural & Welfare Society, Shillong, Shri P.N. Sharma, Commandant of CRPF, 67 BN, CRPF personnel among others. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy said hygiene is the key to good health and well being and stressed on the importance of keeping our homes, public places, localities and surroundings clean. In order to ensure cleanliness, the Governor said it is important to generate awareness to motivate communities to adopt sustainable cleanliness practices every day. Later the Governor and other dignitaries along with general public took part in the cleaning drive in Polo Market and its adjoining areas.

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