Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, where he was to shoot for his upcoming film. Though it was not clear what transpired in the meeting, PM had earlier praised the actor for his participation in “Swachcha Bharat” campaign..
Modi, while launching the cleanliness drive on October 2, had nominated Salman among nine personalities for carrying forward the campaign.
The ‘Dabangg’ hero had praised Modi for taking up the campaign and for nominating him.
“The effort by Salman Khan is a significant, one that will inspire several people to join Swachh Bharat Mission,” Modi tweeted on Wednesday.
Salman Khan contributed to the nationwide campaign by cleaning a part of Karjat in Mumbai Tuesday. He even shared pictures of himself with his team which also comprised of actor Neil Nitin Mukesh wielding the broom and sweeping the area.
He first nominated his Facebook fans and Twitter followers, saying “each one of us can make a difference”.
He further nominated eight people and tweeted: “I nominate Aamir Khan, Azim Premji, Chanda Kochhar, Omar Abdullah, Pradeep Dhoot, Rajat Sharma, Rajinikanth and Vineet Jain.”
Salman is also facing court cases in black buck killing case and hit-and-run case, which are pending final verdict soon. If convicted, he would face 10-year jail term.