The ongoing Farmers Protest in India is becoming international.It has now been more than 60 days of protest. Recently, American pop star Rihanna tweeted in support of farmers with her Twitter handle. Rihanna tweeted, “Why are we not talking about this? #FarmersProtest.” Reactions of Bollywood celebs are continuously coming on Rihanna’s tweet. Actress SwaraBhasker supported Rihanna’s tweet. At the same time, KanganaRanaut replied, “No one is talking about it because they are not farmers they are terrorists who are trying to divide India, so that China can take over our vulnerable broken nation and make it a Chinese colony much like USA…Sit down you fool, we are not selling our nation like you dummies.”
Following the pop star Rihanna, Sweden’s environmental activist Greta Thunberg has also tweeted in favour of farmer protest and expressed her support.
Greta has posted a tweet along with the media report, in which the article informs internet shutdown at the demonstration sites. Greta tweeted that we stand in solidarity with the farmers of India. She has also used the hashtag FarmerProtest in her tweet.
Many international artists and leaders have talked about standing with farmers. All these tweets came when American pop singer Rihanna tweeted about the farmers’ movement in India for almost two months. International body Human Rights Watch, international internet rights organizationand many big names of celebrity farmers has supported.
Amanda Cerny, known as ‘face identical of famous actress, Jacqueline Fernandes, has given her reaction on social media regarding the farmers movement. Amanda has shared a photo of three old women on her official Instagram account. With this picture, she wrote in her post, ‘The whole world is watching. You do not have to be Indian, Punjabi or South Asian to understand this issue. You should only have a sense of humanity. Always demand common rights like the right to speak, the right to the press, equality for workers and dignity.’