Mumbai: Bollywood Actress Bhumi Pednekar has encouraged all to battle the COVID-19 pandemic through an anti-spitting effort that aims to educate individuals. She has reminded that the feared novel coronavirus spreads even by spitting.
“We have to fight coronavirus and everyone has to join hands. Leave the habit of spitting. We have to save the country. Currently, our country is under the threat of corona and the fatal disease spreads even by spitting,” Bhumi Pednekar said.
She included: “We all came together to get associated with the toilet campaign and pledged to make the nation clean. So also, how about we vow to make the nation corona free, by maintaining a strategic distance from to spit to a great extent.” Bhumi has recently come out with a campaign titled ‘One Wish For The Earth’ for World Environment Day, on June 5.
Several Bollywood personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar have supported the initiative. Big B tweeted and pledged “to be climate-conscious, create awareness within families & communities.”
Akshay shared a video where he spoke about climate change. He said the one wish that he has is to “work towards rebuilding mother nature by the simplest act of planting trees.”
Anushka urged everyone to treat animals and plant species with utmost kindness and equality. Bhumi has become the face of the anti-spitting campaign for the Sambandh Health Foundation along with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, endorsing the Spit Free India Movement.