Big B’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Amitabh Bachchan has been a very active part of Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Mission, showed his support to the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement that was summoned on Saturday by the PM.
“Four years past, you (PM Modi) introduced the state to Swachh Bharat Mission, I’m also a part of this drive as a responsible Indian Citizen. I have supported this cause also have carried out several drives here in Mumbai. Drives like clean a beach and many more have witnessed my active participation.,” spoke Big B.
102 Not Out actor talked about his experience of the drive commenced at Versova Beach, he said, “I was utterly shocked seeing the condition there. Due to the garbage and litter there the beach was totally invisible to us.”
The prime mister replied in return to the efforts of the legendary actor how much he appreciated his efforts in promoting the cause.
“ I have witnessed your hard-work and passion towards the cause, from the time I was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. I still recall the time you had this cause to your late father and had celebrated the birthday of writer Harivansh Rai Bachchan on his birth anniversary by carving out a cleanliness drive. Even you had quoted some lines from his poems that read as follows, ‘ Swachh Tan, Swachh mann, Swachh Bharat, mera parichay.’ He shows his gratitude towards the veteran actor for inspiring the nation with such beautiful lines,” he noted.
A day prior to the launch of the movement, PM Modi had written personalized letters to around 2000 citizens from completely different aspects of life asking all of them to join the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement and strengthen the bigger mission.