Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Monday endorsed fellow actor Sonu Sood’s plea to the federal government to present free education to college students who’ve misplaced their dad and mom due to COVID-19. In a Twitter video shared final week, Sood had requested the central and state governments, non-public establishments and influential personalities to help children going by means of monetary misery due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 47-year-old actor had additionally tagged the official deal with of Ministry of Education in his tweet.
Sharing Sood’s submit, Chopra Jonas stated she was “inspired” by not solely his well timed remark but additionally the solution-oriented work.
“Sonu’s suggestion is to both the state and central governments to ensure free education for all children affected by COVID. Whatever stage of studies they are at- school, college, or pursuing higher studies. The aim is not to allow a pause and definitely not for the lack of finance. If ignored, a huge number of children would be left without the opportunity as adults,” the 38-year-old actress wrote in a notice shared on the microblogging website.
She additionally urged individuals to help at the least one pupil’s education or look for institutes that may provide assist.
“I fully support Sonu’s ideas and I will actively work towards finding ways to support education because I have always believed that #educationforeverychild is a birthright. And we cannot as a society let the virus change that,” she added.
During the nationwide lockdown final 12 months, Sood catapulted to the nationwide highlight for serving to migrants attain their dwelling states. The actor has been on the forefront serving to individuals get hospital beds, oxygen cylinders and medicines.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra on Sunday took to her Instagram and shared a video showcasing the ravaging results of Covid-19 in India. The video highlighted how severely the second wave of Covid-19 has affected India. Sharing the video, Priyanka wrote, “The battle to stop the ravaging effects of Covid-19 in India still continues unabated. Your contributions to @give_india will make a huge, tangible difference! Your contributions will save lives #TogetherForIndia @give_india Click the link in bio to donate.”
The actress has been successfull in elevating ₹4.9 crore together with her fundraiser. Almost each B-Town celeb has additionally been interesting on social media to encourage followers to assist in no matter approach attainable, not to pay heed to rumours and keep secure.
(With inputs from PTI)