Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has extended his support to the open defecation free campaign of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the city. All pics/Yogen Shah
"This is just the beginning. We have rebuilt toilets in more than 3,000 houses and gave them water connections... We are taking care of it. We will try to get permissions to build toilets in the houses if they have space for it," Salman said.
Salman Khan was accompanied by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation chief (BMC) Ajoy Mehta and other senior officials from the civic body.
"People listen to him and take it seriously. The Coporation is ready to do its best. I appeal to everyone to use toilets," Ajoy Mehta said.
The toilets that were inaugurated by Khan.
Ajoy Mehta expressed his gratitude to Salman Khan, who also paid for the utility toilets from his own pocket.
Salman Khan then took a small tour of the place where he was greeted by slum dwellers.
The actor visited a slum near Goregaon's Film City in Mumbai to spread awareness about hygiene and sanitation, accompanied by municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta and few BMC senior officials.