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Sonu Sood arranges buses for migrants stuck in Mumbai to reach their respective homes

Actor Sonu Sood arranged 10 buses for the migrants who were stuck in Mumbai to reach their respective homes. After acquiring permissions from Maharashtra and Karnataka government, 10 buses left from Thane, Maharashtra to Gulbarga, Karnataka loaded with hundreds of migrant workers. The actor himself can to the bus terminal to bid goodbye to the workers. Sonu said, “I strongly believe that in the current times when we are all facing this global health calamity, every Indian deserves to be with their families and dear ones. I’ve taken official permissions from the Maharashtra and Karnataka governments to help these migrants reach home in about ten buses,” he was really moved by seeing migrants walking hundreds of kilometre on their feet with children and old people, he said, “I couldn’t see people as old as 70-80 years old walking down the streets with no food. There were some newborns to being carried in the arms of their parents. I just met them and asked them to give me two days to make arrangements for them. With some help, I also made food available to them. It feels good when they see you with hope. I was the happiest when I saw the smiles on their face when they left in the buses.”

Sonu Sood earlier urged the government to provide free transport to the migrant workers who have been stuck at highways or cities with no food and help them reach their respective homes. He also urged to provide free train and bus services for every state. Apart from this, the actor also donated 1500 test kits to the doctors across Punjab and offered his hotel in Juhu as a residential facility for the frontline workers. He also decided to provide meal kits to over 25,000 migrants during the holy month of Ramzan; he also did a ration drive for the needy ones.

While the first phase was Karnataka, Sonu Sood says that he is working on the arrangement for the people of Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and several other states who are stuck in Mumbai. On helping migrants to reach their homes in Karnataka he said, “The Maharashtra government officials were very helpful in terms of organising the paperwork and a special mention to the Karnataka government for welcoming the migrants back home. It was really moving for me to watch these migrants walking on roads including the little kids and old parents. I shall continue doing the same for other states as well to the best of my abilities.” Sonu Sood is going all out when it comes to the issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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