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Amitabh Bachchan pledges to join any campaign that works for welfare of manual scavengers

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Filed on October 14, 2020
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The Bollywood actor made the pledge on Twitter.

Talking about the plight of sanitation workers, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday termed manual scavenging an "unconstitutional and illegal act" and said that he has pledged to join any campaign that works for the benefit for such workers.

The 78-year-old legend who is one of the most active celebrities on Twitter took to the platform to share his thoughts on the practice of manual scavenging. "Events of the day move you beyond words .. tonight is one such day .. manual scavenging is an unconstitutional and illegal act," he tweeted.

"Yet it exists and they that work, suffer inhuman existence .. Will join any campaign that works for their benefit .. have pledged," his tweet further read.

Poisonous gases in manholes cause health issues and can sometimes prove fatal for sanitation workers in India.





 
 
 
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