In the midst of an acute water shortage faced by Chennai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Jal Shakti Abhiyan to urge people to save water. The campaign deals with strategies for water conservation, rainwater harvesting, building more efficient methods of irrigation, promoting better crop choices amongst others. After Amitabh Bachchan, the campaign has found a face in Aamir Khan. Aamir is also collaborating with the Maharashtra state government with his Paani Foundation. In a video posted by Jal Shakti Abhiyan's official handle, Amir gave a speech appealing to the people to conserve water. To this, PM Modi applauded the actor for his wise words.
In the one minute video, Aamir appealed to the people to save the water that keeps them alive. Endorsing the campaign, he said that PM Modi's campaign will help drought-prone regions in this time of crisis. He mentioned that water conservation was absolutely necessary for a better future. "It is critical that we save water today for a better tomorrow, for our future generations and nation," he said in the video. He also asked people to learn techniques for water conservation so that every place in India gets accessible water despite the climate.
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Replying to this video, Narendra Modi applauded Amir Khan for his valid points. He also mentioned the need to conserve water at the grassroots level.
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Aamir Khan replied to the Prime Minister by saying that he had the actor's full support in the campaign as making water the primary issue was very necessary for the country.
Jal Shakti Abhiyan was launched by Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at Delhi on Monday.Read More