Cleanliness is a Fundamental Responsibility of an Indian Citizen

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Mahak Yadav said:   6 years ago
As a citizen of India, it is our responsibility to keep our surroundings clean and green.

Not as a citizen but also it is our fundamental duty to clean our country. Also, it helps to keep our country clean and hygienic and when we keep our country there will be fewer diseases in the environment and decrease in global warming in the environment because of the more green plants.

Our planet Earth is known as the 'GREEN PLANET. ' It is the most beautiful planet in the whole Universe. The Greenery of this planet is like the Green Belt of the Earth. The development of this green belt is in our hands. We should keep our Earth clean and green.

So, it is our duty keep our city clean and green.

Thanks! I hope there is the use of this information for you.

Kashi said:   8 years ago
Modern life "from the pocket to the office" is an assault course of germs and viruses thanks to greasy touch screens and dirty keyboards. Do we know that a working adult touches as many as 30 objects which may be contaminated by germs or viruses causing infectious disease? Germs know no season, and while there's nothing worse than a nasty case of the influenza over vacation, a summer cold or stomach bug comes in a close second and third.

The proverb "cleanliness is next to Godliness" outlines the importance of the habit of cleanliness in our life. Cleanliness is a fundamentals virtue and next to godliness. The proverb highlights two things:

1. The most important activity of human life is worshiping God.
2. The next important thing is cleanliness, i.e., the state of being clean.

Cleanliness is also regarded as a sign of spiritual growth and purity. It is a good habit to keep our surroundings and ourselves clean and tidy. Some nations like India attach the utmost importance to cleanliness. India has started Clean India ("Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" One step towards cleanliness) mission for the same.

The 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' is a massive mass movement that seeks to create a Clean India. The time has come to devote ourselves towards 'Swachchhata' (cleanliness) of our motherland. It is launched as a responsibility of the each and every Indian citizen to make this country a Swachh country. This campaign has initiated people globally towards the cleanliness. The aim of the mission is to cover all the rural and urban areas of the country to present this country as an ideal country before the world. The mission has targeted aims like eliminating the open defecation, converting insanitary toilets into pour flush toilets, eradicating manual scavenging, complete disposal and reuse of solid and liquid wastes, bringing behavioural changes to people and motivate health practices, spreading cleanliness awareness among people, strengthening the cleanliness systems in the urban and rural areas as well as creating user friendly environment for all private sectors interested for investing in India for cleanliness maintenance.

Responsible employers know that office cleanliness has a direct link to workplace illnesses and go to the extra mile to ensure that their employees work spaces are clean and healthy. They know that one sick employee can infect an entire office, dramatically affecting the productivity and efficiency of their business. Providing a clean office environment is a key component of running an effective organization. Cleanliness is important for a company's brand persona and client perception, but it also has a major role to play for employee health and well-being and can directly influence productivity through the prevention of absences from work.

Germs thrive anywhere people congregate, so the office environment is a veritable breeding ground for illness-causing bacteria and viruses. Studies have found as many as 25,000 germs per square inch on an office telephone and a desk, computer keyboard and mouse aren't far behind. One of the facts finding is one person carrying a virus will infect 50% of all equipment & employees in their vicinity in just four hours. We carry germs with us, whatever we do, we are spreading them. Since our hands are responsible for the spread of 80% of common infectious diseases, effective hand hygiene continues to be universally recognized as the smartest, most cost effective means of infection control in the workplace. Office bathrooms, not surprisingly, are also high on the list of germy places. One way to guard our employees' health and minimize their chances of getting sick is to provide workstation bottles of hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes for keyboards and phones, and antibacterial soap.

Encourage our workers to use them often. One of the best ways to get rid of bacteria on office desks is to wipe the surface clean each day with a disinfecting spray.

The conclusion one can draw here is that efficiency of a person or a society is directly proportional to his or its extent of cleanliness. Cleanliness ensures a healthy mind and body, thus leading to a Swachh society. It improves the quality of our life. A clean person appreciates his life completely and preserves sparkling humanity for coming generations.

Piyush jha said:   7 years ago
There is not a single soul on earth who wants to live in dirty, messy, disgusting conditions all around the world. Have you ever wondered about this? The basic reason is that these places are a host to various diseases, breeding grounds to mosquitoes etc. And this results in worsening of their health.

While everyone desires to live in clean society the major question which arises here is that who is going to make a society dirt free and make it a healthy residence for people.

The very simple solution to the problem is that the people themselves are going to keep their society clean and turn a messy and dirty one to a clean and green area.

The consequences of not performing our duty regularly can be severe and we will have to pay a huge price. If proper steps are not taken, millions of lives are at stake and ultimately we all will be the sufferers of the crisis of the environment.

The Indian govt has very important role to play in this scenario by raising awareness among the people. The govt must offer stringent punishment for those who are offending the rules of nature and are polluting it directly or indirectly.

It has been rightly said by someone humans write their destiny themselves and it seems to be true in this case where people will ultimately be affected by their own mode of action towards nature. Therefore we must think and act towards environment and take efficient steps to clean it. Another section of population is the adolscents which has to take which have an active part in this mass campaign they must be channelised and guided properly to conserve our nature and mother earth and make it a safe place for our fellow countrymen to live in thank you ladies and gentlemen therefore we all responsible citizens of our nation must take an active part cleanliness of our nation for the sustainable development our economy.

Kshitij kulkarni said:   9 years ago
Hi my name is Kshitij Kulkarni,

According to me I think "Cleanliness is Next to Godliness" Actually what does this proverb mean? We know how much importance is given to godliness in our day to day life, so just after godliness, cleanliness should be given the priority. Cleanliness can be personal hygiene, environmental etc. Personal hygiene can be achieved by the effort of an individual alone, but community or environmental hygiene can only be achieved by collective effort.

Government should take strict measures to achieve this. We should make people aware of the importance of cleanliness and thus help in the progress of our nation THE significance of cleanliness and hygiene cannot be overlooked by any society. Every faith and civilization stresses the importance of cleanliness.

Historically, cleanliness has been considered one of the important factors by which to judge a civilization's or society's development.


Pragati singh said:   8 years ago
I have specially selected this topic because of much importance of it in our daily lives. Actually, the means of cleanliness is the complete absence of dirt, dust, stains, and bad smells at home, working places or surrounding areas. The most important purpose of maintaining cleanliness is to get health, beauty, remove offensive odor as well as avoid the spread of dirt and contaminants. We clean our teeth, clothes, body, hair on daily basis in order to get freshness and achieving cleanliness.

We use variety of products and water to clean different things accordingly. What we see with our eyes is that cleaning helps us to remove dirt and bad odor. However, what we do not see with our eyes is that cleaning also removes harmful microorganisms (like bacteria, virus, fungus, algae, etc) from the things. It keeps us healthy and away from variety of diseases especially caused by the harmful microorganisms. According to the germ theory of disease, cleaning means the total absence of germs. In some industrial processes, it requires exceptional cleanliness which is achieved especially in the clean rooms. Presence of dirt and bad odor may decrease the power of our immune system.

Commonly, there are two types of cleanliness, one is physical cleanliness and another is internal cleanliness. Physical cleanliness keeps us clean from outside and gives us feeling of wellbeing with confidence. However, internal cleanliness keeps us mentally peaceful and away from anxiety. Internal cleanliness means a mind absence of dirty, bad and negative thinking. Keeping the heart, body and mind clean and peaceful is the complete cleanliness. However, we also need to keep clean our surrounding areas so that we can live in a healthy and clean environment. It will keep us away from the epidemic diseases and give us the feeling of social wellbeing.

There is a very old saying that "cleanliness is next to godliness". It is well said by the John Wesley. Cleanliness should be given a priority in all the homes from the childhood so that a little one can practice it as a habit and can be benefitted all through the life. Cleanliness is like a good habit which not only benefits a person, however; it benefits the family, society and country and thus whole planet. It can be developed at any age, however, best to practice it from the childhood. I, as a child requesting to all the parents that please help your kids to practice this habit as it is you who can give this country a good citizen.

Tinku Paul said:   4 years ago
According to me, we are living in a democratic country we have the right to speak, right to freedom, right to get food but as Indian citizenship we have to take some responsibility. Cleanliness is one of our prime responsibility. We have to clean our area. Charity begins at home if we clean our own territory and everybody takes the initiative then one day we will get success our area will be cleaned. Clean everything it looks good, if you clean yourself you will look good as well you clean your area it will be very beautiful. So as a human being Indian citizenship we everybody has to take responsibility.

Soumya Shaalini said:   5 years ago
My point of view is,

Everybody loves a clean environment but very few have the ability to maintain cleanliness.

Narendra Modi once said that 1000 Mahatma Gandhi cannot keep the country clean but it needs all the citizens of the country to participate in it so that our country becomes clean.

As a good human being our responsibility is to keep our surrounding clean and green.

It is a duty of every person exist in this world.

Abhi said:   9 years ago

Indian people always depend on other, we always blame politicians that they don't do there work properly. What we do when our home is not clean we don't wait for others to clean it, like that our country is our home and we should not wait for other to clean it but do our duty and clean by our self.

Avinash kalkekar said:   8 years ago
Hi, I am Avinash Kalkekar.

Many people are just concerned about their rights and forget about their duties. Recent swatch Bharat mission was an attempt to make us all recall the value of cleanliness. Not only will cleanliness help in keeping us healthy but it will help in beautifying our cities and country thus attracting, even more, tourist, eventually earning greater foreign exchange for our nation. So, cleanliness is most important for everyone. That's why we have supposed to keep clean our surrounding area. Becaz if we ignore this.

Prasad said:   8 years ago
Hai friends.

Cleanliness is the most important in our life. There is a great proverb "cleanliness is next to godliness ", it means every human being will worshipers of god in the, either way, followers of cleanliness.

In Bhagavad Gita and even in Quran they describe cleanliness.

Our honourable prime minister Mr. Narendra Modi had started swatch Bharath mission this is the biggest dream of Mahatma Gandhi.

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