Worldwide pop star Rihanna on Tuesday prolonged her assist to the continued farmers agitation whereas criticising the Web shutdown on the protest website. The 32-year-old singer turned the primary international star to voice her assist to the protest. “Why aren’t we speaking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” Rihanna wrote on Twitter alongside a CNN information article headlined, “India cuts web round New Delhi as protesting farmers conflict with police.”
Check out her publish right here:
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
1000’s of farmers, primarily from Punjab and Haryana, have been tenting at a number of Delhi border factors since November finish, demanding the federal government to repeal the three farm legal guidelines and authorized assure of minimal assist worth (MSP) for his or her crops.
The tweet by Rihanna, who has 100 million followers on the microblogging website, garned 1000’s of retweets and likes inside an hour.
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker lauded the “Diamond” hitmaker’s remarks, whereas Kangana Ranaut criticised her assertion.
Farmer unions on Monday introduced a national ‘chakka jam’ on February 6 once they would block nationwide and state highways for 3 hours in protest towards the Web ban in areas close to their agitation websites, harassment allegedly meted out to them by authorities, and different points.
Websites of the farmer protest at Delhi’s borders have became fortresses with the police beefing up safety and placing up multi-layer barricades to cease the motion of autos. Barbed wire has additionally been put as much as maintain off individuals on foot.
The strengthened safety measures on the agitation websites throughout the Delhi borders come after the violence throughout the Republic day tractor parade by protesting farmers wherein 394 safety personnel had been injured.