Union Tourism and Culture Minister Dr.Mahesh Sharma has said that it is the duty of every citizen to sincerely carry forward the message of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan of our Prime Minister in letter and spirit. Speaking at a function in Haridwar today he urged the local people to keep the ghats clean. He said his Ministry will extend all possible help to the tourim industry in Uttarakhand to promote the state as a major tourism destination of the country.
Later the Minister met some religious leaders including Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev. Dr.Sharma discussed various issues related to Yoga and Ayurved and its contribution to promote tourism in the country with the Baba. The Minister is also slated to meet Chief Minister Shri Harish Rawat later in the evening.
This is the first visit of Uttarakhand by Dr. Mahesh Sharma after assuming the charge as Union Minister.