Big B had an important role to play in spreading awareness amongst the masses
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the goodwill ambassador for polio UNICEF campaign, is happy that the disease is finally eradicated from India.The 69-year-old was appointed as the ambassador in 2005 and has since fronted their polio eradication programme successfully. The slogan 'Do boondh zindagi ke' voiced in Amitabh's baritone had helped UNICEF to spread the message of polio vaccination in the country.
"Polio eradicated from India.. An 8 year campaign with the UNICEF ambassadorship! Feel such accomplishment and joy!," Bachchan posted on Twitter.
India was declared polio free by WHO (World Health Organization) earlier this year.
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