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Special Humanitarian Action Award By UNDP for Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood has been relentless in his efforts to succeed in bent people in need during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. The actor has been conferred the distinguished SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

 Special Humanitarian Action Award By UNDP for Sonu Sood
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Sonu was awarded at a virtual ceremony on Monday evening. Other celebrities to possess  similar honours by different UN bodies are Angelina Jolie, Priyanka Chopra, David Beckham, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson, Emma Watson and more.

Sonu began with arranging transport for migrant laborers to reach back their home when the Covid lockdown was announced in India. Since then, the actor has helped thousands of people find their way home, arranged both domestic and international flights for groups of people stranded faraway from their hometowns, has created employment opportunities, provided free education to children, and far more.

Sonu said, “This may be a rare honour. A UN recognition is extremely special. I even have done whatever little I even have done, in my very own humble way, for my fellow countrymen with none expectations. However, to be recognized and awarded feels good. I fully support the UNDP in its endeavours to realize the SDGs by 2030. Planet Earth and mankind will greatly enjoy the implementation of those goals.”

Sonu has also been lauded for his outreach efforts by several of his colleagues within the Hindi movie industry .

 

 

 

Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt Reacted To Hathras Case

The entire nation is furious over the horrific incident that happened in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh . For the unversed, on September 14, a woman was found beaten, tortured and together with her tongue cut. She was first admitted to Aligarh Muslim University’s Nehru Medical College and Hospital, then shifted to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. Unfortunately, the victim couldn’t make it and breathed her last on Tuesday (September 29, 2020). This led to major protests across the country, and lots of B-town celebrities also raised their voices against the inhumane incident.

Now, actress Alia Bhatt and actor Sidharth Malhotra have also reacted to the Hathras case, and expressed their anger on the incident.

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Alia wrote, “They cut her tongue but they might not silence her. She now speaks during a billion voices. #Hathras.”

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Sidharth wrote, “#HathrasCase is unacceptable! History keeps repeating itself again and again & it is time for this to stop! Requesting all concerned authorities to act and punish the criminals at the earliest.”

Apart from Alia and Sidharth, Kriti Sanon also reacted to the horrific incident and wrote, “Gut wrenching!! Angry! When will these MONSTERS fear the results of such inhuman acts?? I cannot consider a punishment that might be enough for such brutality!! Death by hanging? Shot within the head? death by stoning in public? Somehow still feels but what they deserve!!”

“Every single time i examine a sexual assault/abuse/Rape case it saddens me so so deeply & boils my blood at an equivalent time! I genuinely feel we’d like stricter laws & far more horrifying punishments to get FEAR!! And means judgements on such cases! Folded hands #HathrasHorror.” She added,

Earlier, celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra, etc. have reacted to the inhumane incident.

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