Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has said Hoshangabad and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh were cleaner than Mumbai.
“Cleanliness visible in Hoshangabad and Bhopal is better than Mumbai,” Akshay told reporters on Saturday.
He lauded setting up of changing rooms for women and garbage collection boxes on the banks of river Narmada.
“The credit for promoting cleanliness goes to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan,” he added.
Akshay, who was in Hoshangabad for the shoot of his upcoming film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, said maintaining cleanliness and using toilets were necessary to prevent outbreak and spread of diseases.
He said open defecation cause diseases and rued 54% the people in the country don’t have access to toilets.