Veteran actor Kamal Haasan celebrated his 60th birthday on November 7 by joining PM Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign. The actor, joined by volunteers from his fan club, cleaned up Madhambakkam lake in Chennai. The actor said he is open to anything for nation building and feels honoured to be a part of PM Modi's cleanliness drive.
Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan picked up a broom and cleaned a street of Mumbai as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by PM Narendra Modi. Mr Bachchan was tagged in the cleanliness drive campaign by industrialist Anil Ambani.
Tennis star Sania Mirza joined the Swachh Bharat campaign, cleaning a city road before nominating nine persons, including fellow sportspersons and Bollywood personalities, to join the movement. Sania, who was nominated by industrialist Anil Ambani, along with her father Imran and her team took up brooms and cleaned one of the roads. She nominated fellow tennis star Somdev Devvarman, squash player Dipika Pallikal, teen badminton sensation P V Sindhu, 2008 Olympic gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, actor Ritiesh Deshmukh, director Sajid Khan, Telugu movie star Ramcharan and Telangana politician K T Rama Rao.
London Olympic boxing bronze medallist MC Mary Kom joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission), sweeping and cleaning the streets of Imphal. Mary Kom, who won a gold medal in the recently-held Incheon Asian Games, was accompanied by Manipur Rifles personnel, members of her boxing academy and hostellers of the Manipur Baptist Convention Centre.
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. 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.
One of the country's richest businessmen, Anil Ambani, swept part of a Mumbai road near the Church Gate station, as he joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India campaign.
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar swept a road in Mumbai with a broom in hand, days after accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomination as one of the 'ambassadors' of Swachh Bharat campaign. Tendulkar was one of the nine celebrities nominated by the Prime Minister to spread awareness on cleanliness when he kicked off his ambitious campaign on the 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an ambitious new countrywide campaign for a cleaner India with vastly-improved sanitation. Across the country, thousands of schoolchildren, officials and ordinary people picked up brooms and dustpans to clean parks, public buildings and streets.