I don't remember seeing him with a broom ever. You heard it … never!
I felt so proud of him recently for being part of an "intensive cleanliness campaign" at his workplace this year. He is above 60. At his age, he has not only set a precedent for the children and adults in the Prabhakar household but has inspired so many outside his sphere of influence as well.
Many thanks to our Prime Minister - Narendra Modi - as well, who kick-started a nationwide cleanliness campaign called the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' or 'Clean India Campaign' on October 2 this year. October 2 is celebrated as Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary (or Gandhi Jayanthi).
The campaign has inspired many Indian bureaucrats and government officials, including my father, who took a Swachta Shapath or cleanliness pledge the very same day.
Modi has urged India's entire…