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Election Commission makes actor Sonu Sood Punjab state icon in recognition of his philanthropy

The statement quoting Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S Karuna Raju said his office had sent a proposal to the ECI in this regard and they approved the same.

Published: 16th November 2020 11:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2020 11:20 PM   |  A+A-

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood (File | PTI)

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as the Punjab state icon by the Election Commission of India, an official statement said here on Monday.

The statement quoting Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S Karuna Raju said his office had sent a proposal to the ECI in this regard and they approved the same.

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Belonging to Moga district of Punjab, Sood catapulted to the national spotlight for his work in helping migrants reach their homes during the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

Sood arranged transport facilities for migrant labourers stuck in various places to their homes and his humanitarian work was highly appreciated by all sections of society.



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