Cleanliness is next to godliness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014 is going to launch Swwach Bharat Mission, a move to clean India of all its filth and junk. He has promised a clean India by 2019. While prima facie the promise needs to be applauded, it has also to be appreciated with certain degree of caution. In his enthusiasm and spirit to deliver, the prime minister is launching too many projects, which at times may also work at cross purposes. Its difficult to fanthom how Make in India and Swwach Bharat could go hand-in-hand. While the first is un-Gandhian, the second purely Gandhian. It would be interesting to read how Modi creates synergy between the two divergent ideas. Click here for a detailed analysis