New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, on Saturday, took to Twitter to appeal the people of Maharashtra to join hands by changing their social media display picture with the official symbol of Maharashtra police, as they lost 6 officers due to COVID-19.

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 endeavor."

Reverting to this request a lot of B-town celebs including Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, Shabana Azmi, Akshay Kumar, Kartik Aaryan, and few others also changed their display picture to the logo of Maharashtra Police .

People from sports fraternity such as Sachin Tendulkar and Ravi Shastri also changed their DP in solidarity with Maharashtra Police.

Bollywood was among the firsts to join hands with Deshmukh as many reverted to his appeal through tweets, the famous actor, Shah Rukh Khan wrote, "I stand in solidarity with Maharashtra police. Thanks to Anil Deshmukh and Mumbai police for relentless efforts in the face of this adversity. Very grateful to doctors, medical staff, health workers who are leading the fight against the virus on the frontlines."

While Akshay Kumar tweeted, "Every day I hear incidents of the bravery of our frontline workers who are putting fear and exhaustion aside and putting us first. One such hero is our Maharashtra Police. I'm changing my DP to theirs as a mark of respect."

As most of the big stars reverted to Anil Deskmukh's request he responded to each one of them, he wrote, "I sincerely thank all the dignitaries in the field of industry, sports, entertainment, etc, as well as all sections of the society for their positive response to my call and for their efforts to boost the morale of the Maharashtra Police."

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