Dhaka cleanliness campaign sets new Guinness world record

Cleanliness campaign of Dhaka South City

Corporation (DSCC) has been selected as a new record in the Guinness Book of

World Records.

The authorities of the Guinness Book of World Records published it at

their website on Monday, said DSCC Public Relations Officer Uttam Kumar Roy.

DSCC in collaboration with Reckitt Benckiser Bangladesh organized the

campaign in the capital on April 13 last to create awareness among people to

keep the city a clean.

A total of 7,021 people, including members of Rover Scouts, Bangladesh

National Cadet Core (BNCC), Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and Fire Service,

celebrities, actors, students from educational institutions and social

activists, took part in the campaign.

India's Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) hit the record as more than

5,000 people took part in a clean-up drive in the Indian city.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)