Jamshedpur, Aug 3: Noted film actress Madhuri Dixit’s admirer Pappu Sardar celebrated the festival of Rakhi by spreading cheer among those less privileged. He also distributed sanitizers and masks as gifts to her sisters.
The ‘dhak-dhak’ girl’s fan who has been celebrating her birthday religiously for years today celebrated Rakhi with the differently abled at Jamshedpur-based Cheshire Home. In view of coronavirus, he was physically not present there but he arranged sweets, gifts and food for the inmates.
Pappu said that “In view of the virus he maintained social distancing norms. I made sure to wear a mask while my sisters tied me rakhi”.
The Madhuri fan celebrated ‘rakhi’ at the home. Several women including from Muslim community also came to tie scared thread of bonding. In total 105 sisters from different communities like Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians tied him rakhi. In view of the growing Corona infection this year the numbers were less but love was the same.
Pappu said that when he first met Madhuri Dixit, Madhuri made him realise the most unbreakable relationship between brother and sister and gave him the status of her brother.
From morning to evening, following all the rules to protect against corona, many women and women of different caste and religion tied her rakhi to reach her shop in Sakchi. All the sisters received masks and sanitizers along as gifts. Both the hands of Pappu Sardar were filled with rakhis.
Last year, 329 sisters had tied rakhi. Her soul sister Kinnar Mahi, who came to tie Rakhi to Pappu, said that she has been tying Rakhi to Pappu Sardar for the last 10 years.