Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as the state icon of Punjab by Election Commission.
The announcement was made on the Twitter handle by the Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab. It read, “The real hero of people is now the state icon of Punjab – Sonu Sood”.
Sonu Sood became a saviour for thousands of people during the lockdown.
The actor started out by helping migrant workers to reach back home during the lockdown and soon it started growing.
His reach increased and Sonu helped anyone who came his way with a problem during the pandemic.
On September 30, he was honoured with the Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme for his efforts to help people in times of Covid-19.