Bollywood celebrities are often mocked for remaining silent on controversial topics, but these few spoke out in support of Indian farmers protesting new laws. Did you know, right now in India there is the largest human protest in history taking place? A slew of celebrities and social media influencers expressed their solidarity with farmers protesting three new agriculture laws in India.
Canadian internet personality and host of her own late-night show, Singh posted a video on Tik Tik calling the public protest, the largest history. You know I have been talking a lot about the farmer protest. Long story short, farmers are protesting new agricultural bills that affect their livelihood. And they have been peacefully protesting but been met with no-so-peaceful responses. You can donate and you can spread awareness because the media is not covering this.
The actor and singer emerged as a vocal supporter of farmers on social media. He also joined the protest at New Delhi’s Singhu border. We can win this fight only with patience and determination. The farmers stood their ground. This is a big deal. All the artists are sitting here. I think all of you. I have come here now, but you have been here before me. But it is a big deal. These stories will be told in the future.
Chopra posted a tweet calling for a solution to appease Indian farmers’ concerns. On 6th December 2020, she tweeted “our farmers are India’s Food Soldiers. Their fears need to be allayed. Their hopes need o to be met. As a thriving democracy, we must ensure that this crisis is resolved sooner than later.”
Actor and co-owner of the cricket team Kings XI Punjab. Zinta posted a tweet hoping for a positive outcome from negotiations between farmers and the center. She said “My heart goes out to the farmers and their families protesting in the cold in this pandemic. They are the soldiers of the soil that keep our country going. I sincerely hope the talks between the farmers and government yield positive results soon and all is resolved “
The actor and son of former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Deeshmukh posted a tweet proclaiming his full support for the movements. He tweeted “if you eat today, thank a farmer. I stand in solidarity with every farmer in our country. #Jai Kisan”
The actor posted a series of photos from the protest and quoted American author and statesman Daniel Webster in a post on her Instagram account. “when tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization” Daniel Webster.
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