Sonu Sood, a Punjabi, was named the state’s icon by the EC in November of last year.
On Friday, state Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju announced that actor Sonu Sood’s selection as a state icon for Punjab had been rescinded by the Election Commission.
He stated that the EC had revoked his appointment on January 4, but provided no further information.
In November of last year, the EC named Sood, a Punjab native, as the state icon.
After receiving accolades for assisting migrant workers in reaching their homes during the coronavirus outbreak, the decision to honour him was made.
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