To cater to the Christian tribal population residing in Sunderpahari Block of Godda district in Jharkhand, a special campaign titled Swachh Christmas Swasth Christmas was held from 21st to 25th December, 2018.
The five day Christmas campaign was inaugurated by the Block Development Officer, church priest of Sundarpahari, Pramukh, CEO Zila Panchayat and Zila Swachh Bharat Prerak (ZSBP) in the presence of Mukhia, Panchayat Sachib, Block team and others from the village community.
The highlight of the campaign was the Swachhata Rath that travelled to all villages of the Sunderpahari Block on Christmas Eve, proclaiming the message of Christmas and Swachhata.
Special focus was given to children when Santa Claus demonstrated handwashing techniques and gave a swachhata message, with a view to bringing about behavior change.
Inputs: Shibnath Chatterjee, ZSBP Godda District, Jharkhand