YD NEWS | Sonu Sood helped 169 women |migrant workers fly home
You may hear an old saying that “Tough time don’t build character, they reveal it”. it is also said that “A true warrior follows a specific lifestyle, that revolves around honor, responsibility, wisdom, courage, and character”.
Many people are stuck in other states due to lockdown and now they are eager to go back to their home. But they are not getting a solution in time to reach the home town. Even some are forced to walk or use a cycle to travel hundreds of kilometers.
Some people even lose their own positive image in a hard time. But some shows his courage so wonderfully that millions of people praise and admire the person. And Sonu Sood emerges like the man everyone is praising in this tough time.
“Sonu Sood helped 169 stranded women”
In this hard time, the leading Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has been already done lots of efforts to help the thousands of needy to go back to their homes. Even after arranging many buses and food for thousands of stranded migrants, this Bollywood actor has now airlifted 169 workers stuck in Kerala amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Sonu Sood helped 169 stranded women, who had been left stranded in the state’s Ernakulam district, to return to Odisha, by arranging a special chartered flight for these women.
“Women were stranded after the factory closed down due to restriction imposed by the ongoing lockdown”
All 169 women had been employed at a factory in Kochi. They were doing their assigned work of stitching and embroidery in the factory. All the women were left stranded and unable to go anywhere. As the factory was closed down due to restrictions imposed by the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Sonu Sood came to know about women plight from a closed friend in Bhubaneswar”
Sonu Sood came to know about their plight from a close friend in Bhubaneswar. And he has arranged a special aircraft for the stranded women to help them all.
“Sonu Sood obtained necessary permits from the government for chartered flight”
Sonu started the process by obtaining necessary permits from the government to have the Kochi and Bhubaneswar airports opened. And a special aircraft was called from Bengaluru to airlift the 169 women. Then they were flown to Bhubaneswar in a two-hour journey to reach their home town. There they were reunited with their families.
‘Sonu Sood’s initiative was also acknowledged by Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik”
Sonu Sood’s initiative was acknowledged by Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik. Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik also took this to Twitter on Friday to praise the actor. He wrote on Twitter “Sonu Sood Ji, your helping the Odia girls to return safely from Kerala is commendable. Kudos to your noble efforts. It’s incredible to see how you are helping the needy reach their homes safely. More strength to you!”.
The actor was also praised by many others on the social media platform Twitter. And several Twitter users thanked him for arranging the chartered flight. While all hailed him a hero for his work during the lockdown. As actor helped many people, who have been left without jobs, money or means were stranded due to lockdown. And all also praised him as he has helped thousands of migrant workers to travel back home.
Earlier Sonu Sood had spoken to ANI about his coronavirus relief efforts. “I was deeply saddened to see them walking with their little children on foot. These are the people who built our houses, our offices, they have laid the roads and I feel that we should not leave them in such distress,” Sonu Sood said while explaining the reason that drove him to take up the initiative of helping them return home.
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