The ongoing farmers protest in India has now become one of the most debated topics on social media after a plethora of notable personalities from around the world expressed concerns over the plight of the farmers who have been sitting on the streets against the government and the newly passed farm laws. The laws directly impact the farmers in India, therefore these same farmers have chose to protest against the Indian Government.
Thunberg also took to Twitter to say, "We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India".
Tweets by Akshay, Karan, Suniel and Ajay were almost identical and were posted immediately after the Indian Ministry of External Affairs issued an unprecedented statement in response to social media posts of four individuals.
"The temptation of sensationalist social media hashtags and comments, especially when resorted to by celebrities and others, is neither accurate nor responsible", it added. This led to several other global celebrities to tweet about the same making the world take notice.
Generally peaceful protests were marred by violence last week, making worldwide headlines, when some demonstrators drove a procession of tractors into the heart of the capital and clashed with police. As a proud Indian, I have full faith that any issues or problems that as a country we face, we are fully equipped to resolve them amicably, keeping the interest of our people in mind.
At the time of tweeting, she had around 100.9 million followers and that number grew over the next 24 hours despite the consequent name-calling by the Indian government's ecosystem. Let's support an amicable resolution, rather than paying attention to anyone creating differences. "Let's remain united as a nation".
"This is related. We ALL should be outraged by India's internet shutdowns and paramilitary violence against farmer protesters", Meena Harris tweeted.
Johar said the country shouldn " t let "anyone divide us".
In Rihanna's case, her fame makes her trauma public, which serves as particularly appealing ammunition for misogynistic bhakts to show Rihanna her 'place, ' as a woman who can get punished.
For the uninformed, Greta had extended her support to the ongoing unrest of farmers, saying she stands in support of them.
Seemingly responding to Kumar, Devgn and others, actor Richa Chadha, another vocal supporter of farmers, tweeted, "Now confused and afraid". The government had blocked internet services at three protest sites near Delhi borders.