Sonu Sood helps over 30,000 migrants attain house; opens up about political row

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Sonu Sood isn’t just a hero on-screen however even off-screen. The manner he has gone out of his manner to assist the migrants get again house from varied states on this time of lockdown is commendable to say the least. He has personally been reaching out to migrants by means of social media, toll free numbers and all methods out to make sure he helps as many as attainable. It’s been about 2 months since Sonu Sood has taken it upon himself to assist the migrants on this important time and his good intent is now gathering assist from a number of celebrities, politicians and authorities on the entire.

In an unique interview with Times Now’s Navika Kumar, the actor spoke at size about his initiative, his household’s concern contemplating he has been on the streets regardless of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the political controversy between the federal government of Maharashtra.

Sonu Sood revealed how until date, his spouse, children warn him from going out. “Every time I go out, my kids, my wife tells me not to. They tell me that this is the last time they are allowing me to go out and I assure them that I will not go out from the next day, but then it goes on. Now they know that I spend almost 14-16 hours each day on streets of different parts.”

Commenting on Government’s determination to impose a sudden lockdown throughout the nation, Sonu added, ” I have been on field for almost two months and I have my own take on this. I wish we had more time to inform people so that they could go back to their native places. But imagine, a worker from a Bihar or U.P, who is very strong physically, he will have the courage and ability to walk hundreds of kilometres. If you ask these people to stay at a place and that you will provide them food and shelter, they will not stop and this was clear from the way people came out on highways. I am not in a position to say that could have done something, but when lockdown was implemented, we must have allowed buses to operate on highways, not inside the cities but inter-state buses for migrants should have been allowed.”


Recently, Sonu Sood was additionally known as out by a number of political leaders for being a ‘BJP front-man’. This got here after the actor was approached for Lok Sabha elections in Punjab by BJP. When requested if he had mates within the BJP circle and that irked the Thackerays who run the Maharashtra authorities, Sonu Sood replied, “No. I don’t have any friends. I know. Sometimes you have gatherings where there are ministers also. I have been nice to everyone. Everyone appreciated and supported my efforts. Priyanka Gandhi was the first one to appreciate my efforts and said, well done Sonu. People from NCP, Mr. Deshmukh, said that I am doing pretty well. To be frank, I don’t know how the system functions but I know somewhere in their heart they know, that my intentions are right.”

Before concluding, Sonu Sood was requested to choose his favorite chief between PM Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi. To which, the actor answered with all honesty stating, “Both are my favourite, how political correct can I be on Frankly Speaking. I am a huge Modi fan. The way he connected with common man, it is really inspirational. He is a leader who went ahead for some revolutionary decisions in the country. He is the one I really look up to.”

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