Big B campaigns for tuberculosis-free India


Amitabh Bachchan The 74-year-old thespian is a survivor of tuberculosis. (Source: File photo)

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has uttered support for a supervision debate that works towards a tuberculosis-free India.

“I support Minister of Health for TB giveaway India,” Amitabh tweeted on Friday, that was celebrated as World Tuberculosis Day.

The 74-year-old thespian, who is a survivor of tuberculosis, added: “Incomplete diagnosis leads to TB apropos Drug-Resistant.”

He even urged his fans and supporters not to leave a diagnosis mid-way.

“TB itni badi bimari nahi jo pakad mein na aa sakey (It is not such a large illness that it can't be diagnosed and cured). Join India vs TB. Pledge support for TB giveaway India,” he said.

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched #India vs TB, TB- Free India debate featuring Amitabh, envoy for TB-Free India.

The five-part debate talks about early marker of symptoms, significance of diagnosis completion, MDR TB and amicable impact of TB on families and children. The debate thesis #IndiavsTB symbolises India’s quarrel opposite TB and “TB Harega, Desh Jeetega”.

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