Urban areas of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh declared ODF

swachh-bharat ODFPorbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, and all the cities and towns in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh were declared Open Defection Free (ODF) on the birth anniversary of the ‘Father of the Nation’. On the occasion, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu urged the people to follow the call of Swachh Bharat Mission given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Besides Porbandar, all the 180 cities and towns in Gujarat were on Sunday declared ODF in the presence of Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Rupani at a programme in Porbandar. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu also declared all 110 cities and towns in the state as ODF at a programme in Tirupati.

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