World-renowned American singer Rihanna also spoke in favor of Indian farmers. She shared an article on violence against farmers on her Twitter account and questioned why it’s not spoken about enough.
As soon as Rihanna’s tweet came to light, the BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party) supporters got instigated to raise their voice.
Soon after her tweet Rihanna became a top trend on social media in India. Her post had garnered over 75k retweets and 139k likes in about 2 hours.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
“Indian authorities should be releasing activists and others already jailed or facing criminal charges in politically motivated cases, not adding to that list” ~ @mg2411 https://t.co/OyiTBUjNz2 #FarmersProtest https://t.co/4hRqEISrML
— Human Rights Watch (@hrw) February 2, 2021
Narendra Modi-supporting Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, while replying to Rihanna, termed the peasant protesters as terrorists and said that these peasants want to divide India so that China can occupy India.
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. https://t.co/OIAD5Pa61a
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 2, 2021
In other news, Indian actor Gippy Grewal wrote the word ‘respect’ in a tweet replying to the singer.
Respect ✊ https://t.co/k7NOstpSK0
— Gippy Grewal (@GippyGrewal) February 2, 2021