Aparajita, Siddhant invited to join Clean India Mission

Bhubaneswar, Dec 26: Union minster of state for Petroleum & Natural Gas (Independent) Dharmendra Pradhan has nominated two Odia actors-turned-politicians Aparajita Mohanty and Siddhant Mohapatra from Odisha to join the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Apart from the two noted actors in the Odia cine industry, the Union Minister also invited seven other prominent personalities who have excelled in their respective fields, to join the nationwide drive. They were youth icon and ace badminton star Saina Nehwal, tennis player Mahesh Bhupati, billiards player Pankaj Advani, Team India cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Bihar's "Super 30" founder Anand Kumar and social worker Kunal Kishore.