Amitabh Bachchan happy with polio eradication from India

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Updated: Jul 20 2014, 20:13pm hrs
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.

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