Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as state icon of Punjab by the Election Commission of India (ECI). The decision of honouring Sonu Sood with the title comes after he earned laurels for his humanitarian work during the lockdown.
Sonu has been helping migrant workers reach their hometowns amid the coronavirus pandemic. He also helped people by giving them face masks, food, mobile phones and more.
Expressing happiness, Sonu Sood said he is overwhelmed and extremely grateful for this honour. He said, having been born in Punjab, this appointment means so much to me, emotionally.