'Smiles on their faces bring me joy': Sonu Sood on funding another chartered flight for 170 migrant workers

Sonu Sood recently arranged a flight for migrant workers to travel from Mumbai to Dehradun

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Sonu Sood, who has been helping migrant workers reach to their home states, funded another flight for migrant workers in Mumbai. He helped over 170 migrant workers reach Dehradun from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).

Sonu Sood funded the AirAsia India Airbus A320 plane which helped 173 migrants reach Dehradun. The plane left from Mumbai at around 1.57 pm and landed at the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun at 4.41 pm.

"As another charter flight takes flight today, our efforts to help migrant workers stranded in various parts of the country have only grown stronger," Sonu Sood told PTI, also adding, "Most of them have never had the opportunity to experience air travel, and the smiles on their faces brings me a lot of joy as they take this AirAsia India flight to reach home to their families and friends."

AirAsia's Airbus A320 plane was the sixth charter flight undertaken since the lockdown was announced. Prior to this, Sonu Sood had helped 167 migrant workers stuck in Kerala. He funded a chartered plane to help them reach their home town Odisha.

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