SILCHAR, June 9: Continuing his yeoman service towards humanity amidst the COVID-19 crisis, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has reached out to people of Assam stranded in Mumbai.
Responding to tweets by stranded persons from southern Assam, Sood arranged food and shelter and now he has facilitated flights for them to fly back home.
As per a tweet from Silchar Airport, Air Asia would operate a passenger relief charter flight from Mumbai to Silchar on June 9.
The flight is scheduled to reach Silchar at 12:10 pm. As per airport sources, 180 passengers are likely to board the flight from Mumbai.
"I am glad to have organised food and shelter for people who had tweeted me in distress. They will be able to reach back home in Assam and I am happy to be able to do my bit for them. Thank people of Assam and North East for all the love. Now I have a reason to visit North East and once I come, I would love to enjoy the delicious food of Assam and enjoy the culture of North East, " the actor told The Assam Tribune.