Suriya, Karthi appointed as ambassadors by TN

By NT Bureau Published on Aug 25, 2018 01:09 PM IST

Chennai: Joining comedian Vivekh are actors Suriya and Karthi as ambassadors for plastic free Tamilnadu mission by the State government.

They will take part in various campaigns to promote eco-friendly bags.

Suriya and Karthi are known for their philanthropic activities.

They run an NGO that supports the cause of education for underprivileged. They recently contributed Rs 25 lakh for Kerala Flood Releif.

Fans associations of the actors have chosen to thank the State government for the honour bestowed on Suriya and Karthi.

In a statement here today, the associations said, "We will strive our best to create plastic free Tamilnadu. We resolve not to use plastic cups for drinking tea and not carry polythene bags when we go for shopping."

Earlier this week, Vivekh attended an event at the Secretariat in Chennai and voiced against plastic.