The Nation battling the second wave of coronavirus pandemic with vacillating medical infrastructure, people are coming forward to help each other. From gathering information about oxygen cylinders and vacant hospital beds to providing food to Covid patients, we have been hearing stories of empathy and compassion from across the city. Celebrities from different fraternity in the country are also doing their bit in helping people affected by the pandemic. Apart from donating money, the celebs are using Social Media to amplify SOS calls, which has helped many in distress. Celebrities from different Industries as well as entertainment fraternity including Bollywood joins hand with India’s International Movement to Unite Nations (IIMUN) is a youth-led organisation that comes forward with their new initiative ‘Find a Bed’. With Ajay Piramal, Deepak Parekh, A. R. Rahman, Shashi Tharoor, Suresh Prabhu and the Chiefs of Armed Forces on the board of advisors and a team of 26,000 students who work across 160 cities and 22 countries, the organisation is oriented towards sensitising leaders.
In light of the situation turning in India, the organisation has launched its ‘ Find A Bed’ initiative. Many patients who test positive for COVID-19 only need home quarantine to recover; however, not all of them have access to the luxury of home quarantine. This is where Find A Bed comes in: a single nationwide repository of available beds for mildly positive, asymptomatic patients. Apart from Actors, Desigeners and
Choreographers, Entertainment contingents across the Nation also came forward to join the ‘Find a Bed’ movement. Like the entire nation Bengal is battling the second wave and situation is turning difficult. The political turmoil and covid has made the state face utter difficulty. To battle this difficult time eminent personalities from different fraternities in Bengal joins the ‘Find a Bed’ movement as cause ambassadors.