New Delhi: After endorsing the 'Atithi Devo Bhava' campaign for the Ministry of Tourism, Bollywood star Aamir Khan has been roped in by Road Transport Ministry as safety ambassador.
According to a leading daily, he may soon be seen egging on the cause of safe driving for the government. The actor met with transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday to discuss the same, and a formal announcement is awaited.
The abysmal state of rash driving in India kills about 1.4 lakh people in a year. The actor has been brought in to help curb dangerous driving.
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The actor who hosts the popular television show 'Satyamev Jayate' is known for his tie ups for social causes. The show also featured an episode on road safety and unsafe driving.