Days after making an attraction to the federal government to make training freed from price until commencement for teenagers who’ve misplaced their family members to Covid-19, Sonu Sood has but once more requested the federal government and anxious organisations to come back collectively and make cremation grounds freed from price, enabling individuals who can not afford the fees an opportunity to cremate their family members in a correct and respectful method.
On Saturday, Sood shared a video on Instagram and narrated how individuals, from wealthy to poor, are struggling in each step of their journey to battle Covid-19.
He narrated a narrative a few Covid-19 affected person who handed away, and the way his household struggled to cremate the physique as a result of they didn’t have the cash.
“Until round 2 am final evening, we have been attempting to get a mattress for a Covid affected person. We have been capable of finding a mattress. However once more, he struggled for a ventilator. Round 5 am to six:30 am, we may present a ventilator for him, however he handed away. Later, we struggled to cremate him. They (household of the deceased) couldn’t discover place in a cremation floor. Additionally, they didn’t have cash for it. Later, we may cremate the affected person who handed away. However in all this, I believed to myself that in right this moment’s time, everybody, from poor to wealthy or center class, they’re struggling to get oxygen, then oxygen mattress, then ICU and the ventilator. A whole lot of them surrender in between. Some can not even discover a place within the cremation floor as a result of they don’t have cash. We have now been serving to lots of people, however there are nonetheless many who can not attain out to us. I’ve a humble request to make to the involved authorities and authorities to introduce a regulation that cremation grounds shouldn’t be charged. We’re dropping round three to four thousand individuals daily. It takes round 15-12 thousand to cremate one particular person. So, it’s 6-7 crore expenditure in complete,” Sonu mentioned within the video.
He mentioned that if cremation grounds are made freed from price, individuals will be capable of carry out the final rites of their members of the family in a correct method.
“I urge each authorities to come back collectively and make the cremation course of price free. All of us want to consider it. It’s time to come collectively and make individuals really feel that we’re on this collectively,” the actor concluded.
Earlier this week, Sonu Sood shared a video and urged academic institutes to introduce a rule that whosoever “has misplaced members of the family throughout Covid-19, the training of their children, from college to school, be it in a authorities college or personal college, ought to be freed from price.”