Lucknow, Apr 27 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey today participated in a cleanliness drive in Sarethi village of Faizabad district, a party spokesman said.

Pandey said India’s soul resides in its village. Hence, it is necessary to keep the villages clean. This will also help in improving the health of the people residing in the villages.

“UP BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey today took part in a cleanliness drive and made people of the village aware about the importance of cleanliness,” UP BJP spokesperson Alok Awasthi in a statement issued here said.

The UP BJP chief also interacted with children at Sarethi primary school and told them about the importance of cleanliness, Awasthi said. DPB DPB

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