Actor Anupam Kher has been taking a jibe at those finding mistake with the government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan said that instead of condemning people should contribute in this initiative.
Bollywood celebrated the Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas yesterday to mark the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the event was carried out on a big scale and celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Kailash Kher were also part of this grand event.
Talking to media he said that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative is working or not, the actor went on to say: “You can’t judge a campaign like this in terms of whether it is working or not… I think this is a revolution and things like these take time to gather momentum.
“But we are witnessing the result right now in our country, we are here organising such a massive event and Amitabh Bachchan is participating in it, so it speaks for itself on the success level.” “So rather than pointing out things which are lacking, I think contributing would go a long way.”
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan focuses on cleaner and more hygienic India and has been known to be key initiatives of the Modi government. The first cleanliness drive was initiated on October 2, 2014 to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and since then this has been one of the initiatives carried out by lakhs of people. Actor further shared recent experience of working with a crew to clean a busy street of Juhu.
“I would see this pile of garbage every day on my way to work, right in front of shops on the main road itself. I tried to talk to people and shopkeepers to have it clean but things didn’t work out.”