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Indore Civic Body Serves Local Snack at 'Farewell' Party for Single-Use Plastic

CC BY 2.0 / Marco Verch Professional Photographer / Single use plastic objects on pink background
Single use plastic objects on pink background - Sputnik India, 1920, 21.05.2023
For the sixth time in a row, Indore was adjudged the cleanest city in the Swachh Survekshan (Cleanliness Survey) Awards 2022, the annual cleanliness survey of the federal government
The civic body in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city organised an awareness campaign to make people aware about the ill effects of single-use plastic.
Poha, a local snack, was served to dignitaries and citizens during the farewell party.
Talking to reporters at Dussehra Maidan, Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava exuded confidence that Indore would be the cleanest city in the country for the seventh time in a row.
"The Indore Municipal Corporation has carried out many campaigns against single-use plastic, but it is observed that the material is still in use largely. Considering this, we have organised a farewell party for single-use plastic to create awareness among people of Indore," Bhargava said.
Citizens were informed about the ill effects of single-use plastic during the programme, he said.
Parliamentarian from Indore Shankar Lalwani, minister in the state government Tulsiram Silawat, and several public representatives were present at the event.