Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Wednesday appealed to the people to wear fabrics made of Khadi on festivals and other special occasions. He was talking to media after purchasing Khadi fabric in Lucknow himself which was showcased under One District, One Product Scheme of Uttar Pradesh Government. Mr. Thakur said that Khadi not only connects us with our roots, but also helps the poor to earn something so happiness and prosperity comes in lives of both, with the purchase of Khadi fabric.
The Minister was on a one-day visit to the state capital. Mr. Thakur held a meeting with BJP functionaries in Lucknow. He discussed different issues related to the upcoming Assembly Elections with party leaders at BJP office. He is one of the Co- in-Charges of Bhartiya Janata Party for the forthcoming Assembly Elections in the state.
Later, he visited the Doordarshan Kendra in Lucknow and led the Cleanliness Campaign at the premises. He instructed all the workers and officers to celebrate the October month as cleanliness month.