Sonu Sood is now a Punjab icon, Elections Commission announces
Actor Sonu Sood has been designated as the icon of the state of Punjab by the Election Commission of India, an official statement said here on Monday.
The statement quoting Punjab Election Director (CEO) S Karuna Raju said that her office had submitted a proposal to the ECI in this regard and they approved it.
Sood, who belongs to the Moga district of Punjab, was catapulted into the national spotlight for his work helping migrants reach their homes during the coronavirus lockdown. Sood organized transportation for migrant workers trapped in various places to their homes, and his humanitarian work was highly appreciated by all sectors of society.