Tennis star Sania Mirza was among those celebrities who took part in Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign and created awareness among people. After participating in the mission, she nominated Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan to take up the challenge.
Hyderabad: Sania Mirza participates in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan pic.twitter.com/MUe8dTDs86— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2014
Sania Mirza on Thursday took part in the mission and said, "To keep this movement going, I nominate Shahrukh Khan, PV Sindhu, Mr KTR (Minister), Riteish Deshmukh, Abhinav Bindra, Sajid Khan."
Meanwhile, celebrity writer and social activist Shobha De too participated in the Swachh Bharat abhiyan. She was quoted as saying, "Swachh Bharat is an important national movement. Some of my further nominations are Rajdeep Sardesai, Piyush Pandey and Yash Birla."
Mumbai: Shobhaa De participates in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan pic.twitter.com/mDprJ4pqrg— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani, Aamir Khan, Shashi Tharoor and many other celebrities too have taken part in this mission.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a mission which aims at creating a 'Clean India' in the next five years, has officially been launched on Gandhi Jayanti on Oct 2, 2014 which marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.