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Big B thanks PM Modi for acknowledging role in Swachh Bharat

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Megastar has thanked Prime Minister Modi for acknowledging his contribution to 'Swachh Abhiyaan' (Clean Mission).

PM Modi shared an audio on Twitter, where he is heard reciting a poem by the 74-year-old actor.

"A special message from on Swachh Bharat," Modi tweeted.

The star retweeted PM's post by captioning it "My most gracious and respectful thanks to the honourable Prime Minister Mananiya Shri Modi-ji, for acknowledging my small contribution."

Bachchan also featured in government's video against the practice of open defecation, launched as part of Centre's Swachh Abhiyaan, which showed him asking people to join the movement.

In the video, the actor said that villagers in must know by now that by following the practice of open defecation, they are putting their loved ones in dangers of health risks.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 13:28 IST