GUWAHATI, March 9 - The first regional film on sanitation, Ajanite Mone Mone, produced by Swachh Bharat Gramin (Assam) under the banner of Ratna Productions, premiered at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here today.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the premiere at the Banikanta Kakati Auditorium, and appreciated and applauded the whole team of Ajanite Mone Mone.
PHED Minister Rihon Daimary, film director Upakul Bordoloi, and Swachh Bharat Gramin (Assam) mission director Dr Siddharth Singh were present on the occasion.
Ajanite Mone Mone is a full-length Assamese film that revolves around the theme of sanitation.
During his speech, Sonowal said making India the cleanest country is Prime Minister Narendra Modi�s dream. �We should all aim to fulfil this dream by contributing our efforts by keeping our environment clean. If every ward takes up the cause and decides to contribute towards the cause, no one can stop in making Guwahati the cleanest city.�
He said the team of Ajanite Mone Mone was the first and only one till now in the regional film fraternity to take up the topic of sanitation as a subject.
The film aims to strengthen the Swachh Bharat Mission movement by creating awareness among the masses.
Talking about the film, director Upakul Bordoloi said, �I am extremely glad to be a part of such a memorable moment where the Assamese film industry is creating a benchmark among all regional films, by taking up such an important and social issue, as a subject to be filmed. But the main motive behind making this film would be successful only if we can create an impact in everyone's mind and ensure a clean and Swachh Assam.�
The film focuses on the issue of open defecation, and aims at making the Swachh Bharat Mission a �Jana Andolan�.
Actors like Sunita Kausik, Raag Oinitom, Baharul Islam have acted in the movie, while Zubeen Garg has lent his voice to one of the songs. The film released today in 45 theatres across Assam.