Mann Ki Baat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pitched for launching a new mass movement on single-use plastic from October 2 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi Birth anniversary.
Narendra Modi in his monthly address of Mann ki Baat a radio programme by him said that as the nation celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Father of Nation, "We will launch a new mass movement against the use of plastic”.
He also requested the citizens to ensure the efforts for the proper collection and storage of the plastic to save the environment.
Narendra Modi, in his Independence day address also urged citizens to do not use single-use plastic and also recommended the shop owners to provide eco-friendly bags to the customers. This can be seen as steps from the Prime Minister to prevent environmental degradation.