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Amitabh Bachchan happy with polio eradication from India

Amitabh Bachchan happy with polio eradication from IndiaMumbai: 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. “Polio eradicated from India.. An 8 year campaign with the UNICEF ambassadorship! Feel such accomplishment and joy!,” Bachchan posted on Twitter.

T 1550 – Polio eradicated from India .. an 8 year campaign with the UNICEF ambassadorship ! Feel such accomplishment and joy! — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 19, 2014

India was declared polio free by WHO (World Health Organization) earlier this year.

– PTI