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Modi praises Anil Ambani for joining ‘Swachh Bharat’ drive


New Delhi, Oct 8 :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday praised Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani for joining the “Swachh Bharat” campaign.

Anil Ambani
Anil Ambani

“Wonderful effort by Shri Anil Ambani, who cleaned the area around Churchgate station in Mumbai along with his friends,” Modi tweeted.

The Reliance Group chairman was seen wielding a broom along with fellow members of the Runners’ Club to clean the area in downtown Mumbai.

The prime minister had launched the campaign Oct 2, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, and since then it has been widely propagated and practiced across the country.

Ambani was among nine eminent people like cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actors Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Kamal Haasan, yoga guru Ramdev and Congress leader Sashi Tharoor, picked up by the prime minister to propagate the “Swachh Bharat” mission.

“I am honored to be invited by our respected Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi to join the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’,” Ambani had said in a statement. “I dedicate myself to this movement and will invite nine other leading Indians to join me in the ‘Clean India’ campaign.”