Prime Minister Narendra Modi went plogging on Mamallapuram beach on October 12. And now a series of Bollywood celebrities Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi, and many others have praised his move.
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, October 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi went plogging on Mamallapuram beach on October 12. And now a series of Bollywood celebrities Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi, and many others have praised his move.
Anupam Kher tweeted, “This picture of the Prime Minister picking trash at a beach will go on to become the symbol of simplicity and honesty in the world. It is not just a glimpse of the Swacch Bharat campaign but also shows the image of a fakir. How can such a person be afraid of anything. Jai Ho.”
Akshay Kumar wrote, “Hon. Prime Minister @narendramodi ji, the best leaders are those who lead with an example! Also it is such a great activity to stay fit and at the same time keeping our public places clean.”
Karan Johar tweeted, “This is the perfect communication Honourable Prime Minister sir! @narendramodi Your initiative will ensure we have accountability to our public places and keep the sanity levels high! A Clean India! A Fit India! That’s the mantra!”
Vivek Oberoi tweeted, “A true leader always leads by example. Hats off to you @PMOIndia. This is truly incredible & inspiring to each one of us. Thank you for making us such proud Indians. We all must make it a point to plog for a healthy and clean India! Jai Hind.”
PM Modi was Chennai for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. On day 2, PM Modi was snapped cleaning up the beach by picking up plastic waste during his morning walk.
PM Modi took to his Twitter handle to release a video in which he was seen collecting the plastic waste. “Plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram this morning. It lasted for over 30 minutes. Also handed over my ‘collection’ to Jeyaraj, who is a part of the hotel staff,” he wrote.
He tweeted, “Let us ensure our public places are clean and tidy! Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy.”