A logo from the PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi recently doodled a logo for its Housing For All mission, which will be unveiled by him this week.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 23, 2015 1:52 am
 Narendra Modi, Housing Ministry, Housing For All mission, international yoga day, Smriti Irani,  Suresh Prabhu, Manoj Sinha, india news, nation news PM Narendra Modi (Source: PTI photo)

PM Narendra Modi recently rejected all suggestions by the Housing Ministry for a logo for its Housing For All mission, and instead doodled one himself: The letter ‘H’ topped by the Ashoka Chakra, resembling a house. According to ministry officials, the PM decided to infuse the otherwise staid logo with a subtext of nationalism. “The PM felt that the Ashoka Chakra would be apt since the Housing For All mission has a target year of 2022, which marks 75 years of Indian independence,” said an official. The PM’s doodle will now be the official logo for the mission, which will be unveiled by him this week.

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