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Celebs who offered helping hands to migrants in India during coronavirus lockdown

Sonu Sood arranged for special buses to take migrant workers home after he obtained special permission from the Uttar Pradesh government. The actor had also made arrangements of buses for workers heading to Gulbarga, Karnataka from Maharastra.The actor not only sponsored the travel but also provided meal kits for the workers. The actor said that during the current global crisis, “every Indian deserves to be with their families and dear ones.” He also thanked the government officials for all their help in sending the migrants back home. Several people including celebs and sportstars applauded the actor’s kind gesture amid the pandemic.
Choreographer and Filmmaker Farah Khan extended a helping hand to the migrant workers, especially women. She is helping them fight the pandemic with safe hygiene practices.The filmmaker has collaborated with chef Vikas Khanna to donate 72,000 sanitary pads. Khan and Khanna, who lives in New York, had been discussing the plight of these women over the phone before taking the decision. They have tied up with NGOs raising awareness about female hygiene.
Actor and Member of Parliament Ravi Kishan came forward to lend a helping hand as he distributed packaged food, biscuits and water bottles to migrant workers, who were boarding a train to Gorakhpur from Borivali station, Mumbai. The Bhojpuri star was seen having a conversation with migrant workers and inquiring about their health. Ravi Kishan thanked the government for their efforts and services, and said that he hopes the situation will turn normal soon. The actor was seen wearing a mask and gloves while distributing essentials to migrant workers.
Kings XI Punjab all-rounder Tajinder Singh Dhillon distributed food and water to over 10,000 refugees walking back to their villages. The 27-year-old from Rajasthan decided to help the migrants after he saw the plight of the people in a news channel. Dhillion soon arranged for food and water for the poor migrants who were taking the highway near his house.
Mumbai cricketer and Kings X1 batsman Sarfaraz Khan distributed food packets to migrant workers in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. The 22-year-old Sarfaraz, who hails from Azamgarh, was seen distributing food packets and water bottles with his father and brother. Meanwhile, the family revealed that they have decided not to celebrate Eid this year and use those funds in helping migrant workers.

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