It is known that Prime Minister Narendra Modi after launching his prestigious Swach Bharat campaign on Gandhi Jayanthi day, in typical net savvy style dared 9 celebrities to take the challenge. Those challenged by PM Modi included Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Kamal Hassan, industrialist Anil Ambani, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, yoga guru Ramdev and the team of TV serial "Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma".
Already Kamal Hasan, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Ambani, Shashi Tharoor, Ram Dev accepted the challenge. Universal Hero Kamal Hasan who accepted the challenge then created sensation by saying he has been promoting cleanliness for quite sometime and said this is the job of the people. Thanking PM Modi for challenging him with Swach Bharat, he threw challenge to 9 million people.
He asked people not to play politics with with such good program and participate with good intent.