Prime Minister Narendra Modi plogs at Mamallapuram Beach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had been striving for a Swachh Bharat, has on Saturday, once again set an example to the nation that every single individual has to put in their best effort in keeping clean surroundings.

Prime Minister Modi who was taking a morning stroll along the shores of Mamallapuram plogged for over 30 minutes collecting strewn plastic and garbage.

He posted the video on Twitter and encouraged others to pick up trash as well and keep public places clean and tidy. He also said that he handed over the collection to a hotel staff.

“Plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram this morning. It lasted for over 30 minutes. Also handed over my ‘collection’ to Jeyaraj, who is a part of the hotel staff. Let us ensure our public places are clean and tidy! Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy,” PM Modi said in a tweet.