MUMBAI: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for appreciating his contribution to 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' (Clean India Mission).
On Twitter Handle, PM Modi has posted an audio of Big B where he is heard narrating a poem by Amitabh Bachchan.
"A special message from Amitabh Bachchan on Swachh Bharat," Modi tweeted.
Amitabh replied to PM Modi’s tweet,"My most gracious and respectful thanks to the honourable Prime Minister Mananiya Shri Narendra Modi-ji, for acknowledging my small contribution."
Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan was also seen in government's video that was against the practice of open defecation. It was unveiled as a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.
He alleged in the video that the villagers of India must know that by following the practice of open defecation, they are putting their loved ones in threat of health risks.