New Delhi: Actor Sonu Sood, who met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his official residence on Friday, was announced the brand ambassador of the state government’s mentorship programme for school students.
After the meeting, Sood told reporters that “as of now, we have not discussed anything political”. The actor, who received widespread acclaim for his charitable interventions during the Covid-19 lockdowns, belongs to Punjab which is headed to the polls.
Under the ”Desh Ke Mentor” initiative, a mentor will have to take out 10 minutes every week to guide students.
“We have worked very hard to transform Delhi government”s schools. Now we want to make education a people”s revolution. When young people across the country join our education revolution, no one will be able to stop India from becoming a global leader. We are delighted to have on board Sonu Sood who has inspired lakhs of youth across the country with his selfless services to the nation,” Kejriwal said.
Sood has appealed to citizens across the country to step forward and support children”s education and take the nation to a brighter tomorrow.
“High quality education for all children, whether rich or poor, is the key to a brighter future for the country. We need to come together and do our share for nation building. I urge the youth of India to become a part of Desh ka Mentor,” Sood said.