Chalo Champaran: 20000 volunteers to promote cleanliness on Satyagraha's 100-yr anniversary

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Chalo Champaran: 20000 volunteers to promote cleanliness on Satyagraha's 100-yr anniversary

Commemorating the 100-years of the historic event - Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha in Champaran in 1917 - the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government had launched the centenary celebrations in Champaran in April last year. We at LatestLY bring to you the details of PM Modi's visit to Champaran on April 10.

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In all, the 11 projects in Patna, worth Rs 3,237.69 crore, will create a total sewage treatment capacity of 350 MLD and lay 1,140.26 kms of sewerage lines.

The projects in Patna include the laying of a 376.12-km sewer network in Saidpur and the Pahari sewerage zones, an official statement issued here said. Through this event, Govt intends to inspire the countrymen to take the oath of cleanliness, like the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi from Champaran.

Mahatma Gandhi launched the Champaran Satyagrah over a century ago, on April 10, 1917 against the Britishers to fight for the rights of farmers who were forced to undertake indigo cultivation.

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