How A Sign Board At Bare Fruit Seller Lorry Tranformed My Life

November 9, 2014

A just another dulcet evening and I was drifting in the markets to hunt scrummiest apples. Then this card stole my eyeballs.

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan Clean India Campaign Story -

The very next moment I was seen praising the uncle,
Yeh bahot mast hai chacha. Kisne yahaan lagaya?

His answer left me awe-inspiring.

My daughter glued it. She studies at a government school and is in 9th grade. A couple of days ago, she came here and informed me that Narendra Modi¬†launched a campaign called Clean India. Her class teacher encouraged everyone to participate in the drive plus suggested ways like to reduce Plastic¬†usage in everyday life to make a cleaner India. So, she has drawn a little request to my customers on her sketchbook page and as you can see it, it’s now live on my cart!

This film was shot on 5th October in Nadiad. Flat 3 days after the government launched the movement on 2nd October, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti.

Yes, I bought the apples and stuffed them in my laptop bag. No polythenes.

Yes, India is changing.

Did it change me?
Yes. This is how my cupboard looks now:

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan Clean India Campaign Story -


See the two bags there? Left one is made of cloth. It is in the cupboard so that I wouldn’t forget the next time.

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    November 9, 2014

    Very clean and descent post ūüėČ (y)

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      Darpan Dodiya

      December 1, 2014

      Thank you Pramod!


Darpan Dodiya
Raleigh, NC, USA

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