Gadkari seeks Amitabh Bachchan's support for National Road Safety Mission

Updated: Aug 18 2022 8:20PM

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday sought the support of megastar Amitabh Bachchan to champion the cause of National Road Safety Mission in India. According to the government data, a total of 3,48,279 persons were injured in 3,66,138 road accidents across the country during 2020, causing 1,31,714 deaths. "Union Minister Shri @nitin_gadkari Ji called on Shri @SrBachchan Ji in Mumbai today," Office of Nitin Gadkari said in a tweet.

The minister sought Bachchan's support for the National Road Safety Mission, it added. PTI BKS.