Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today nominated Sara Pilot, k satyarthi, Deepika Padukone, Milind Deora, Panda Jay, Mehbooba Mufti, Raheel Khursheed & @sidin to pick up the broom & participate in the ‘Swachh Bharat
Abhiyan’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month.

He wrote on twitter “Now for my nominations to pick up the broom & get sweeping – Sara Pilot, @k_satyarthi, @deepikapadukone, @milinddeora, @PandaJay, Arnab Goswami, @sidin, Mehbooba Mufti, @Raheelk. Please get cleaning & nominate another 9 people. :-)”

Earlier Omar also thanked Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for nominating him to the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. “Thanks for the nomination @BeingSalmanKhan. Watch this space for my contribution and the names of the 9 (persons) I will have to nominate,” Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Omar Abdullah had on Wednesday night joined Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) officials in cleaning the flood-hit areas of the city as part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Using brooms, Mr Omar and SMC Commissioner G N Qasba swept the road in Weir Nagar, one of the worst-hit areas in the recent flood.

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After celebrating Diwali in Siachen Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday commended Omar Abdullah for taking up the broom and cleaning a street in Srinagar, saying it was a “wonderful effort” which will strengthen the ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign.