Sonu Sood arranged buses, trains and even flights to take hundreds of migrants, stranded and helpless in the lockdown, to their home state. During the second wave earlier this year, he organised oxygen for Covid patients.
“There are millions of difficulties on the path of truth, but the truth always wins,” Kejriwal tweeted. “With Sonu Sood ji, there are prayers of lakhs of families of India who got Sonu ji’’s support in difficult times.”
In 2012, the I-T department conducted raids on the premises of several Bollywood personalities which included Sonu Sood, At that time, there were some allegations against his Mumbai property that he had bought in ₹30 crore.
Party leader Raghav Chadha described the raids as a “witch hunt” done by an “insecure government”. “His only crime is that he worked for the welfare of downtrodden when they were orphaned by the state,” he tweeted.