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

Discussing about the plight of sanitation workers, megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday named manual scavenging as an “unlawful and illegal act” and said that he has vowed 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 highlighted his thoughts on the act 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,” extending his words for manual scavenging.

Noxious gases in sewer vents cause medical problems now and then, it may also lead to death of several sanitation workers in the country.

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