Teen local weather activist Greta Thunberg has prolonged her assist to the farmers’ protest at Delhi borders towards the controversial agricultural legal guidelines.
“We stand in solidarity with #farmersprotest in India”, Ms Thunberg tweeted late on Tuesday evening.
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) February 2, 2021
The teenager activist’s tweet got here hours after worldwide pop icon Rihanna shared a news article that highlighted the federal government’s newest crackdown on the agitating farmers by slicing off web providers in lots of areas.
“Why aren’t we speaking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” tweeted the ‘Do not Cease The Music’ singer. Inside hours of her tweet, the singer gained one other 1 lakh followers within the 100 million-plus Twitter fan-following.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
The tweet despatched the singer trending on Twitter with hundreds of responses together with one from actor Kangana Ranaut, an ardent supporter of the ruling BJP who has made no bones about her robust dislike for the farmers’ protest that has challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nobody is speaking about it as a result of they aren’t farmers they’re terrorists who’re attempting to divide India, in order that China can take over our susceptible damaged nation and make it a Chinese language colony very similar to USA…
Sit down you idiot, we’re not promoting our nation such as you dummies. https://t.co/OIAD5Pa61a
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 2, 2021
The web providers within the Delhi border areas of Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri – epicentres of the farmers’ months-long protest towards the centre’s agriculture legal guidelines – had been suspended on Saturday and the shutdown has been prolonged twice to be in drive until not less than 5 pm Wednesday.
Lakhs of farmers throughout India have on protest since September demanding the centre repeal legal guidelines they are saying will depart them on the mercy of huge company corporations.