Shillong( Meghalaya ) , Nov 28 : PM Modi on Sunday during his weekly Mann KI Baat picked up Umngot river along Indo- Bangla border in Meghalaya and praised the people for taking effective steps towards conserving nature.
He talked about the viral image of a boat that seemed to be floating on Meghalaya’s Umngot River, which the Jal Shakti ministry has said is one of the cleanest rivers in the world.
One of the cleanest rivers in the world. It is in India. River Umngot, 100 Kms from Shillong, in Meghalaya state. It seems as if the boat is in air; water is so clean and transparent. Wish all our rivers were as clean. Hats off to the people of Meghalaya. pic.twitter.com/pvVsSdrGQE
— Ministry of Jal Shakti 🇮🇳 #AmritMahotsav (@MoJSDoWRRDGR) November 16, 2021
The boat appears to be flying mid-air as the water of the river, located around 100km from Shillong in Dawki is so clean and transparent that even the boulders at the bottom can be seen.
He said that he has been watching on social media the picture of a flying boat in Meghalaya that has become viral. This picture catches our attention at the first look .
He said that there are many states in our country and there are many areas where people have preserved the colours of their natural heritage and have kept the lifestyle of living in harmony with nature alive even today which is an inspiration to all of us .
He went on to say that whatever natural resources are around us should be saved in the interest of the world.