Lt Governor Kiran Bedi announced Mahe as defecation-free. Lt Governor Kiran Bedi in Puducherry has been visiting each Saturday and Sunday various location to implements the “Swachch Bharath Abhiyan” in association with the municipalities. She recently declared on Twitter as well officially Mahe, an Enclave, as defecation-free region of Puducherry in Kerala. On Thursday she wrote, “This (achievement) is the outcome of the efforts of the residents of Mahe region and also the Regional Administrator.” She praised the Local and the Regional Administrator Manikadeepan for making it first defecation-free segment in Puducherry. Mahe has now emerged the first region to establish the record. Swachch Bharath Abhiyan is being implemented in Puducherry and other regions also.Bedi has urge about creating a “clean Puducherry and prosperous Puducherry” right from the day she assumed office here in May last year.She has been visiting each Saturday and Sunday several regions in Puducherry to execute the “Swachch Bharath Abhiyan” in association with the municipalities, resident’s welfare associations and other voluntary organisations. Some political parties also criticise her visits. The critics asserted that Bedi had been visiting various areas without the knowledge of the legislators concerned. She, however, stuck to her guns stating that even when invited the elected representatives were not responding.
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