Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Swachh Bharat campaign, began his contribution to the nationwide cleanliness drive in Karjat, Maharashtra.
Salman and his team swept the streets clean with brooms and even painted a house.
The Kick star, who figured among nine people nominated by the Prime Minister, thanked Mr Modi on Twitter:
I once again thank @narendramodi for taking up the Swachh Bharat initiative and nominating me.- Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 22, 2014
I started with Karjat yesterday. Yeh Dekho photo's pic.twitter.com/qgStiMqeEr- Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 22, 2014
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Mr Modi promptly responded to Salman's tweet. He wrote on Twitter
Salman also took the chain forward by nominating his Facebook and Twitter followers along with nine other prominent personalities, including actors Rajinikanth and Aamir Khan and Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. He tweeted:
I nominate the following for Swachh Bharat campaign and request them to further nominate 9 more people.- Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 22, 2014
First, I nominate my fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. Each one of us can make a difference.- Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 22, 2014
And I nominate Aamir Khan, Azim Premji, Chanda Kochhar, Omar Abdullah, Pradeep Dhoot, Rajat Sharma, Rajinikanth & Vineet Jain.- Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 22, 2014
The other eight Indians nominated by PM Modi are Kamal Haasan, Priyanka Chopra, the entire team of the TV show Tarak Mehta Ka Olatah Chasma, Mridula Sinha, Shashi Tharoor, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani and Baba Ramdev.