BHOPAL: Noted movie star Raza Murad was eliminated as brand name ambassador of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s ‘swachhata abhiyan’ on Friday like Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister Bhupendra Singh, a day after the statement of his consultation was made.
In a letter to the Bhopal public principal, Singh stated Murad must be gone down as brand name ambassador as his payment in the area of tidiness was not understood.
“A brand ambassador should be such a person who has contributed in a major way in the field of cleanliness or who is well-versed with Bhopal’s culture. Therefore, the order in this regard should be cancelled with immediate effect. Instead, nominate a prestigious person/institution who has made noted contributions in the field of cleanliness,” the minister’s letter stated.
However, Murad informed PTI he was skilled with the city as he had actually kin coming from right here and also had actually additionally finished his education in the state capital.
“No one can be a bigger Bhopali than me as my mother, wife and many other members of the family belong to Bhopal. I did my schooling from the Cambridge School here. I am well versed with the city, its roads, its typical language, its tea, paan and gutkha, so the charge that I don’t know the culture of the city holds no ground,” Murad stated.
“Secondly, the minister also said the brand ambassador should be such a person who has done commendable job in ‘swachhata’. But, when you do not give me an opportunity to prove (my credentials in the field), then how can you decide I have not done anything,” he asked.
Murad additionally stated he had actually currently begun work with the topic on Thursday in the city’s Chowk location by informing individuals to set apart strong and also fluid waste, including that “if the minister doesn’t want my services, so be it, as they (powers that be) are maalik (all powerful)”.
BMC public relationships policeman stated the 100-150 individuals selected as tidiness ambassadors on Thursday were those had actually gone far in their particular areas.
Meanwhile, the Congress struck out at the BJP government in the state and also stated Murad being gone down from the brand name ambassador listing was “Sanghi thinking”.
In a tweet in Hindi, Congress agent KK Mishra stated Murad was eliminated as he was Muslim.