This Article is From Dec 26, 2014

PM Modi Nominates Comedian Kapil Sharma for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

PM Modi Nominates Comedian Kapil Sharma for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Kapil Sharma is among the nine new additions of PM Modi's cleanliness drive

Popular stand-up comedian and host Kapil Sharma was on Thursday named by Prime Minister Narendra Modi among nine people and organisations to take forward the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.

The Prime Minister inspected the progress of work at Assi Ghat in Varanasi, where he began the mission in his parliamentary constituency on November 8.

Others named by PM Modi include Nagaland Governor Padmanabh Acharya, former police official Kiran Bedi, danseuse Sonal Mansingh, former Indian Cricket team captain Saurav Ganguly, Eenadu group owner Ramoji Rao and his team, the India Today group and its head Arun Poorie, the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) and the Mumbai Dabbawallas.

Earlier, PM Modi named actors Kamal Haasan, Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan and the team of popular TV show Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma to spread the message of his Clean India campaign countrywide.