April 23 : Sushmita Sen was upset after seeing a video of the CEO of a Delhi-based hospital, who broke down during an interview as he felt helpless at the lack of oxygen in his hospital. Sushmita immediately arranged oxygen for the hospital and urged on Twitter to help her find a way to send the cylinders to Delhi.
Taking to her Twitter handle, Sushmita shared a video of the hospital's CEO breaking down on camera at the lack of oxygen in his hospital. She urged Twitter users to help her send the cylinders to Delhi. “This is deeply heart breaking...oxygen crisis is everywhere. I have managed to organise a few oxygen cylinders for this hospital but have no way to transport it to Delhi from Mumbai...please help me find a way,” the actress urged.
After the actress dropped the message, many offered to help her but one Twitter user, who didn’t like Sushmita sending oxygen cylinders to Delhi, wrote, “If oxygen crisis is everywhere why are you sending it to Delhi instead of giving it to some similar hospital in Mumbai.”
Replying to the Twitter user, the Aarya actress wrote, “Because Mumbai still has oxygen cylinders available, that’s how I found it. Delhi needs it, especially these smaller hospitals, so help if you can.”
Later, Sushmita tweeted again and revealed that the hospital had received oxygen from elsewhere. “The said hospital has oxygen organised for now!!! It gives us more time to send the cylinders!! Thank you all soooooo much for helping create awareness & support!! deeply grateful!!! Stay good hearted...it suits you,” she tweeted.
The worsening COVID-19 situation in the country has seen a surge in the demand for medical oxygen for COVID-19 patients. People are also dying because of lack of oxygen in the hospitals. Oxygen is a key element in the treatment of COVID infected patients.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Sushmita was recently shooting for the second season of Aarya. The actress’ performance was highly lauded in the first season of the show, which was a huge hit.