Amitabh Bachchan to promote Ecotourism & Tiger tourism in Maharashtra

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Legendary Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan has accepted the proposal of Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar to be the Tiger Ambassador of the state, and to promote Ecotourism, especially Tiger Tourism in Maharashtra.

The 72-year-old actor confirmed to Mungantiwar through a letter, stating, “I wish to accept your kind offer to render my services towards the state government’s initiative for tiger conservation. Kindly treat this letter as my consent to represent the state as Tiger Ambassador,” Bachchan wrote.

Mungantiwar had written the letter to Bachchan on the occasion of the World Tiger Day. “Considering the popularity and legendary image of Bachchan, he was an automatic choice to be appointed as Tiger Ambassador, which will be instrumental in bringing awareness among the citizen of the state towards protection and preservation of tigers. I am confident that the involvement of citizens in the ‘Save The Tiger’ movement will convert it into a popular movement with the help of Amitabh Bachchan,” said Mungantiwar.