Sonu Sood is now giving away free E-Rickshaws to help small businesses

India’s hero in the pandemic, actor Sonu Sood, is at it again. After ensuring workers, students get home safely during lockdown and donations to education and businesses from people from impoverished backgrounds, Sood now offers free battery-powered rickshaws to help power small businesses.

“One small step today, one big leap tomorrow. By providing free e-rickshaws that can be used to power small businesses, my effort to empower people to be self-sufficient,” he wrote in a tweet.

Earlier, Sood had reportedly mortgaged eight properties in Mumbai to raise 10 million rupees to help those in need. According to a report by Money Control, Sood, who has been at the forefront in organizing various relief measures since the coronavirusInduced lockdown, he was questioned about the motive for his humanitarian efforts.

The report said that Sood mortgaged his properties located in various locations in Mumbai to raise funds. The properties include two commercial premises and six floors. The documents accessed by the portal, also indicates that the agreement was signed in the first week of September this year and registered in November 2020.The actor reportedly paid a registration fee of Rs 5 lakh to raise funds by mortgaging his property which is located on AB Nayar Road in Mumbai.

His efforts to step forward in times of crisis and come to the rescue of people in need in difficult times have been widely appreciated. One person even named his store after Bollywood after he helped him reach his town when the country went into closure earlier this year.

The Arts and Humanities department of Sarat Chandra IAS Academy, Sarat Chandra Degree College and Sarat Chandra Junior College in Andhra Pradesh has been renamed in honor of Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who also appears in Telugu and other Southern films. The department is now known as the Sonu Sood Department of Arts and Humanities.