Friday, 3 October 2014

Actor Salman Khan accepts PM's 'Clean India' invite

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' challenge to clean public places.

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Modi yesterday appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman, Priyanka Chopra and Kamal Haasan to help clean public places.

The 48-year-old 'Dabangg' star took to Twitter to accept the PM's invite.

"Me and my Foundation accept the invite from our honourable Prime Minister for Swachh Bharat and will give our 100 per cent for My Clean India," he tweeted.

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Priyanka Chopra also showed her support for the cause yesterday by tweeting, "I humbly accept respected Prime Minster Narendra Modiji's challenge. This is an idea that is long overdue CleanIndiaCampaign.

"If we don't get involved and support this campaign, nothing can happen. But if we come together we can make a difference. Every action we take will be important. I want to make the change. I want a clean India. It's time to clean up our act."

Modi with actor Aamir Khan at a walkathon after the launch of the nationwide cleanliness campaign, the 'Swachh Bharat Mission', at Rajpath (PTI Photo)

'Dhoom 3' star Aamir Khan also joined Modi's mission by taking the pledge with him at the India Gate to thousands of people, including schools children and government employees at Rajpath for remaining committed to cleanliness to make the country clean.

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