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Inspired by cleanliness drive, parents name baby ‘Swachhata’

The baby’s name was registered in the births registry at Latur municipal corporation office in Maharashtra.

india Updated: Mar 31, 2018 17:54 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
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Born on February 21, the baby was officially named Swachhata on Friday. (HT File Photo)

A month-old baby in Maharashtra’s Latur town has been named ‘Swachhata’ as her parents got inspired by the cleanliness campaign (Swachh Bharat Abhiyan).

The baby, born on February 21, was officially named Swachhata on Friday, Congress corporator Vikrant Gojamgunde, in whose municipal ward the girl’s family resides, said.

The baby’s parents, Mohan Kuril and Kajal Kuril, live in ward 5 of Latur, Gojamgunde, chairman of the civic body’s standing committee, told PTI over phone from Latur, around 500 km from here.

“The naming ceremony was done yesterday at the Latur municipal corporation office, where her name was duly registered in the births registry,” Gojamgunde said on Saturday.

The baby’s parents were impressed by the cleanliness campaign carried out in the ward, he said.

First Published: Mar 31, 2018 17:52 IST