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Anuradha Paudwal, Kumar Sanu honoured at UK Houses of Parliament

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Veteran playback singers Paudwal and were felicitated by the politicians from the at the UK Houses of Parliament.

The duo, who were at their peak in the 1990's Hindi cinema, were honoured in recognition of their outstanding contribution in the field of music and social and charitable service, according to a press release.

Paudwal, who is involved in several such as helping the families of martyred soldiers, and malnutrition, said as a public figure it was their responsibility to give it back to the society.

"This is a small step from our side but we want to extend our support, in whatever way we can. People who have achieved something in life are realising that we need to do something. Celebrities should come forward for causes like these and good thing is they do," the 63-year-old said.

Sanu, who has actively extended support to underprivileged children, said every kid has the right to education.

"I think only education can bring about a change in the mindset of people and uplift the underprivileged," the 60-year-old added.

The event was hosted by Virendra Sharma MP, of the

The which consists of cross-party members of both the and works to promote understanding and co-operation between the people and parliamentarians of and Britain and strengthening of UK-relationship.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 17:00 IST