Addressing the media, Reddy said: “The Prime Minister had on Independence Day appealed the citizens of the country to shun single-use plastic. He also appealed for Swachh Bharat. In the last four years everyone has become more aware and is supporting Modi ji’s mission. Citizens, NGOs, educational institutions, state governments, local governments are all working towards it.”
As many as 370 trees were planted by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) during the event.
Referring to the Prime Minister’s speech at the United Nations, Reddy said Modi has also assured the world that India will phase out single-use plastic.