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Varanasi, November 08, 2014 (News Team): Prime Minister Narendra Modi participating in Shramdaan as part of Swachhta Abhiyaan at Assi Ghat in VaranasiPrime Minister Narendra Modi today initiated the drive towards a clean Ganga as he participated in shramdaan to remove dirt on the banks of the River Ganga at Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

Prime Minister later nominated nine eminent persons to carry forward the task. Prime Minister has nominated cricketer Suresh Raina, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, cricketer Mohammad Kaif, comedian Raju Srivastava, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari, singer Kailash Kher, Manu Sharma, Padma Shri Devi Parsad Dwivedi and Swami Rambhadracharya. He said social organizations in Varanasi have assured him that the work of cleaning the Ghats in the city shall be completed in one month.

Earlier Modi offered prayers and performed Aarti Pujan at Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

Suresh Raina tweets on PMs nomination for Swachhta Abhiyaan‬. he tweeted "Honoured to be nominated by @PMOIndia for #SwachhtaAbhiyaan Will take up the endeavour as soon as I'm in UP after ODI series."

"Cleanliness is a reflection of our Civilization. It has started as a dream but we should all make it our own mission. @PMOIndia." Raina added.

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