Amitabh Bachchan joins Swachch Bharat campaign
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has started a campaign called Darwaza Band to promote the use of toilets and discourage open defecation in villages.
The initiative is a part of Narendra Modi government’s Swachch Bharat program.
The campaign aims to change the behaviour of men defecating in open areas.
Actress Anuskha Sharma is also part of the campaign and will be encouraging women to spread the message of cleanliness.
So far, two lakh villages across the country have become open defecation free.
In Maharashtra, cleanliness in the state has increased by 35% and 16,000 villages have become open defecation free.