Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood, who has been helping people from various sections of society during the COVID-19 pandemic, said on Monday that he is importing oxygen plants from France and other countries.He is planning to install at least four of the oxygen plants in the worst-hit COVID-19 states of India, including Delhi and Maharashtra.
Sonu Sood said in his statement, “We are bringing in oxygen plants for the people in need. We have seen a lot of people suffering because of the unavailability of oxygen cylinders. We have got it now, and are already giving it to people. However, these oxygen plants will not only supply to entire hospitals but will also get these oxygen cylinders filled up, which will solve a major problem of the people suffering from COVID-19.”
According to an official release, the first plant has already been ordered and it will be arriving in 10-12 days from France.
Sonu Sood said: “Time is the biggest challenge for us at the moment and we are working our best to make sure everything comes in time and we don’’t lose more lives”.
Sonu Sood emerged a saviour amid the COVID-19 pandemic with his countless philanthropic deeds for people across the country, including transporting thousands of migrant workers back to their hometowns, arranging supply of oxygen and other medicinal requirements to COVID-19 patients, forming a foundation to help people in need, sourcing employment opportunities for those in need, and providing food, to name a few.
The second wave of coronavirus has infected many people, and the number of COVID-19 positive cases has been rapidly rising. Many Bollywood celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar, and others have come forward to contribute in order to help aid people crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Amid the surge in cases, many stars like Katrina Kaif, Taapsee Pannu, Alia Bhatt, Mira Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, among others have been using social media to amplify the voices of those in need.
Earlier, Yash Raj Films also stepped forward and pledged to vaccinate the daily workers of the entire Hindi film industry. YRF also launched the “Saathi” initiative to provide financial support to all the daily wage workers in Bollywood.