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Jacqueline to be honored with PETA India's digital activism award

by Unik Dhandhi, Monday, May 07, 2018

Bollywood's gorgeous actress Jacqueline Fernandez will be awarded with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Digital Activism Award in the lead-up to National Technology Day, which falls on May 11. Her online initiatives include #FreeGajraj campaign, an effort that helped free an elephant used by a temple.

She will be next seen in Race 3

"Animals in need have a strong ally in Jacqueline Fernandez. PETA India is thrilled to recognise her use of social media for powerful animal rights activism and looks forward to standing beside her as she continues to blaze a better trail for animals," Sachin Bangera, Associate Director of Celebrity and Public Relations of PETA India, said in a statement.Jacqueline

Jacqueline's work also includes a letter to the Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai asking him to bring relief to the horses used for joyrides in the city. She appeared in a print campaign urging the public to avoid horse-drawn carriages and even met the Mayor of Mumbai to discuss the suffering of these horses.

She also teamed up with the organisation and Lakme Fashion Week to promote the adoption of dogs that are languishing in animal shelters or living on the streets.

The Judwaa 2 actress was previously named PETA India's 2014 Woman of the Year.

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