A day after global pop star Rihanna and environmental activist Greta Thunberg drew attention and equipped enhance to the farmers’ pronounce, Indian politicians, Bollywood stars and cricketers answered by condemning their social media posts and placing out tweets with the hashtags ‘IndiaAgainstPropaganda’ and ‘IndiaTogether’.
On Tuesday, Rihanna, using the hashtag FarmersProtest tweeted:
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
Soon afterwards, activist Greta Thunberg tweeted:
Following their tweets, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs on Wednesday said it is uncomfortable to peer vested pastime teams looking out to place in drive their agenda on the protests and derail them.
The detailed MEA assertion renowned that the Parliament of India, ideally apt after a ‘paunchy debate and dialogue’ had passed reformist rules concerning to the agricultural sector.
Hours after the MEA assertion, a change of politicians put out social media posts condemning Rihanna and Thunberg’s tweets:
Amit Shah tweeted:
No propaganda can deter India’s unity!
No propaganda can stop India to achieve new heights!
Propaganda can no longer decide India’s fate ideally apt ‘Development’ can.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 3, 2021
Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted:
Motivated campaigns targeting India will never be successful. We now maintain got the self esteem on the present time to retain our maintain. This India will put off. #IndiaTogether#IndiaAgainstPropaganda — Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) February 3, 2021
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharman tweeted:
“Earlier than rushing to touch upon such issues, we would bustle that the facts be ascertained, and a lawful realizing of the concerns at hand be undertaken.”#IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropagandahttps://t.co/rGJiPvlM4D — Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) February 3, 2021
Rihanna’s tweet did not paddle down properly with actor Kangana Ranaut:
No one is talking about it on legend of they don’t appear to be farmers they are terrorists who’re looking out to divide India, so as that China can retract over our susceptible damaged nation and create it a Chinese colony very equivalent to USA… Sit down you fool, we’re no longer selling our nation like you dummies. https://t.co/OIAD5Pa61a — Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 2, 2021
A change of a range of celebrities additionally chimed in on social media, pointing out that electorate can also simply peaceful contend with the authorities’s efforts to resolve the crisis. Sharing the MEA assertion on Twitter, actor Akshay Kumar tweeted:
Farmers constitute an especially critical a part of our country. And the efforts being undertaken to resolve their concerns are evident. Let’s enhance an amicable resolution, rather than taking note of anybody developing differences. 🙏🏻#IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda https://t.co/LgAn6tIwWp — Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 3, 2021
Ajay Devgn entreated other folks to be cautious of “unfounded propaganda towards India or Indian policies”.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 3, 2021
Karan Johar, in a prolonged recount, acknowledged that the country can also simply peaceful no longer let ‘anybody divide us’.
We stay in turbulent times and the need of the hour is prudence and persistence at every flip. Let us collectively, create every effort we are able to to bring collectively ideas that work for each person—our farmers are the spine of India. Let us no longer let anybody divide us. #IndiaTogether — Karan Johar (@karanjohar) February 3, 2021
Suneil Shetty addded:
We should always always retract a entire observe of things, as there is nothing extra harmful than half of fact. #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda @hiteshjain33 https://t.co/7rNZ683ZAU — Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) February 3, 2021
Ravi Shastri, Sachin Tendulkar and Shikhar Dhawan tweeted:
Agriculture is a needed a part of the machinery of the Indian economic system. Farmers are the spine of any country’s ecosystem. Here’s an inside of matter which I’m sure could be resolved via dialogue. Jai Hind! #IndiaStandsTogether#IndiaAgainstPropoganda 🇮🇳 — Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) February 3, 2021
India’s sovereignty can’t be compromised. Exterior forces can also additionally be spectators but no longer participants. Indians know India and could perhaps simply decide for India. Let’s stay united as a nation.#IndiaTogether#IndiaAgainstPropaganda — Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 3, 2021
Reaching an answer that advantages our huge nation is of extreme importance straight away. Let’s stand collectively and transfer forward collectively in direction of a greater and brighter future. #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda — Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) February 3, 2021
Others, nonetheless, remained supportive. Actress-model Shibani Dandekar came out in enhance to Rihanna’s tweet by sharing it in her Instagram legend. Celebrities a lot like like Richa Chadha and Hansal Mehta chimed in:
A change of celebrities and personalities from around the sphere added their two bits to Rihanna and Greta’s posts.
Mia Khalifa, a veteran adult film star, questioned the salvage ban around Contemporary Delhi:
Meena Harris, the niece of US vice-president Kamala Harris took to Twitter to say outrage over the salvage shutdowns:
It’s no twist of fate that the sphere’s oldest democracy changed into once attacked no longer even a month ago, and as we talk, basically the most populous democracy is below assault. Here’s connected. We ALL ought to be outraged by India’s net shutdowns and paramilitary violence towards farmer protesters. https://t.co/yIvCWYQDD1 pic.twitter.com/DxWWhkemxW — Meena Harris (@meenaharris) February 2, 20216