Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen took to Instagram to share a long, thoughtful note on the current plight of India. She talks of the crisis the country is facing and ways to overcome the challenges thrown our way.
She wrote, “My heart goes out to people who are fighting for a single breath…mourning the loss of loved ones…struggling to make a living…the plight of daily wage workers…all our covid warriors both medical & volunteers relentlessly fighting helplessness”.
However, she also expressed her belief that human spirit can overcome any challenge. “And yet, the human spirit prevails EVERY SINGLE TIME!!”
“Its overwhelming to say the least, to witness people from all walks of life, all faiths, all geographies stepping forward to help each other through this pandemic UNCONDITIONALLY…driven purely by empathy & humanity!!”
Nevertheless, the former Miss Universe also asked people to be cautious, “Let’s not waste a single moment playing the blame game, for that moment, can be better utilised doing everything WE can to save a life. Every life is precious…we must not get used to it being reduced to a death toll number.”
She added, “I am blessed to be surrounded by fans, family, friends & healthcare workers who have been tirelessly helping me to aid others…even if one life at a time. I salute all you people doing your bit…it’s helping more lives than you will ever know!!!”
Sushmita requested everyone to follow all precautions and guidelines to curb te sprad of COVID-19. “We each have our challenges, some tougher than the others…but, get through this…WE WILL…TOGETHER!!!”
“Please stay safe, stay healthy, stay clean, try to keep a calm state of mind, wear the mask and respect the rules…for that, which may look like a cage, could actually be a shield to protect our lives!! You all are always in my prayers & as gratitude in my heart!! Soooooo proud of you guys!!! I love you guys beyond!!!”, she concluded.