Consider the following statements about the Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan:

  1. It was inaugurated to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar
  2. It aimed to generate nation-wide efforts to increase social harmony and to foster farmers’ progress

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan” to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, on April 14  in Madhya Pradesh. It was inaugurated at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh. The campaign aimed to generate nation-wide efforts to increase social harmony across villages, strengthen Panchayati Raj, promote rural development, and foster farmers’ progress. The campaign concluded on Panchayati Raj Day on April 24, 2016.

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