Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh over the weekend triggered a movement on twitter appealing netizens to change their profile pictures to Maharashtra Police logo.
Anil Deshmukh tweeted: "Maharashtra Police has stood by citizens through calamities, attacks and disasters. Today, as they lead the war on Corona on the streets, I've decided to celebrate them by changing my DP on Twitter, Facebook Instagram etc. to the Maharashtra Police logo. Join me in this endeavour."
Maharashtra Police has stood by citizens thro' calamities, attacks & disasters. Today as they lead the war on Corona on the streets, I've decided to celebrate them by changing my DP on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc to the Maharashtra Police logo. Join me in this endeavour
— ANIL DESHMUKH (@AnilDeshmukhNCP) May 9, 2020
The stars who have changed their DP’s include Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, Shabana Azmi, Vidya Balan, Arjun Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Sidharth Malhotra, Richa Chadha and Sonu Sood.
Sports stars such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri also changed their pictures.
Tycoon Anand Mahindra also changed his profile picture.
Anil Deshmukh expressed his gratitude to all the celebrities for changing their display picture.
He also shared a video message and wrote a caption in Hindi, which translates to, “I sincerely thank all of the dignitaries within the subject of trade, sports activities, leisure, and so on, in addition to all sections of the society for his or her constructive response to my name and for his or her efforts to spice up the morale of the Maharashtra Police.”
उद्योग, खेळ, मनोरंजन इत्यादी क्षेत्रातील मान्यवरांनी तसेच समाजातील सर्व घटकांनी माझ्या आवाहनास सकारात्मक प्रतिसाद देऊन, महाराष्ट्र पोलिसांचे मनोबल वाढवण्यासाठी जे प्रयत्न केले त्याबद्दल मी सर्वांचे मनःपूर्वक आभार मानतो.#MaharashtraPolice#WarAgainstVirus pic.twitter.com/FD98VwS8tG
— ANIL DESHMUKH (@AnilDeshmukhNCP) May 11, 2020