Modi asks people not to waste food, conserve energy and avoid single-use plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends Dussehra celebration in Delhi, organised by Dwarka Sri Ram Leela Society. Photo: ANI Twitter.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the midst of Dussehra celebrations at Delhi’s Dwarka. The Prime Minister usually attends the Dussehra festivities at Ramlila Maidan or Lal Qila ground, but this year he is at Dwarka in the national capital.

It is being organised by Dwarka Sri Ram Leela Society, Rajesh Gehlot, former MLA and chairman of the society, was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.

Speaking at the event, Modi said, “On this Vijaya Dashami, at a time when we mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, I have a request for my fellow citizens. Let us take up a mission this year and work to achieve it. This mission can be, not wasting food, conserving energy, saving water.”