Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates BMC's 'Clean Mumbai campaign' in Mumbai
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan inaugurated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) 'Clean Mumbai campaign' in Mumbai recently.
The campaign, which was launched on 87th birth anniversary of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, aims at making Mumbai clean and better.
The 70-year-old legendary actor, who was also accompanied by Udhav Thackrey, asserted that he wants everyone to contribute in making the city a better place to live.
"I want that everyone should make our city better place to live and I heard about our nation that it is third world country but I will say that our country is first world not third world," he said.
The 'Deewaar' star also inaugurated other programmes of the BMC like the 'virtual classroom', which has been connected to over 400 civic body schools.
Bachchan, who has received both Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, recalled that as a school student, he used to sit on the "last bench" in the class and revealed that he never thought of becoming a superstar.
"I never thought that one day I will be a superstar. I didn't even think I would enter the film industry," he said.
According to a BMC official, the virtual classroom project, which was started in 2011, is being extended to 40 secondary and 360 primary civic schools from next year.