Anushka Sharma is PETA’s ‘Person of the Year’

Actress Anushka Sharma has been named PETA’s Person of the Year by animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). 

Anushka is a vegetarian, has nabbed the title for helping to protect dogs from fireworks to advocating for horses who are forced to pull carriages in Mumbai. She was named PETA’s Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity in 2015.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world.
  • Ingrid Newkirk- President, PETA.
  • PETA India, based in Mumbai, was launched in January 2000.
Source- The Quint