After Amitabh Bachchan has been roped by Gujarat government to promote tourism, now that it is Rekha is called by Bihar government to boost its state tourism. Tourism Minister Javed Iqbal Ansari said on Monday that Rekha would be the ideal brand ambassador for the state tourism.
"We would like Rekhaji to accept our proposal to become the brand ambassador of Bihar tourism. She has the stature and popularity. We would get in touch with her shortly to give her our proposal," he said.
Ansari also stated that he had asked the tourism department to make a proposal regarding this call for. "I have also asked the officials to get in touch with her personal staff and fix an appointment with her. I will personally call upon her to request her to accept our proposal," he said.
The tourism minister reported that they had short-listed two persons, one actress Rekha and the other lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar for the proposal.
"But my personal choice is Rekhaji," he added.
Nand Kishore Yadav, the leader of the Opposition in the Bihar Assembly, stated, "We do not mind if Rekhaji becomes the brand ambassador of Bihar tourism, but the image of the state has already been sullied by this government because of lawlessness and other reasons!".