Rihanna’s tweet on Farmers’ Protest in Delhi

Current ongoing farmers’ protests in Delhi and UP border is one of the major social issues of 2021, and it is getting support day by day. However, none of Hollywood celery took the initiative to take a stand for farmers before Rihanna’s tweet. 

About Farmers’ protest

Indian farmers’ protest (2020-2021) is an ongoing protest against three farm acts, which the Parliament delivered to India in 2020 September. In case you are unaware of what is happening in the rally, and parliament statements, then take a look at this news and live updates.

Farmers' protest in Delhi

Rihanna shared news of CNN in her tweet, “India cuts internet around New Delhi as protesting farmers clash with police.” And she is her tweet “why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest.”

Why is her tweet making a buzz around the internet?

  1. Because she one of the famous Hollywood singers and always be on the headlines
  2. She has never talked about any social issues in India. but this tweet of hers was shocking
  3. Her name is Rihanna, and now anti-farmer protest news channels are criticizing her if she is Muslim or a Pakistani
  4. None of such big Indian celebrities took the initiative to support #FarmersProtest in rallies or on social media.
  5. This protest is itself becoming vast and spreading borders to borders. We all know what has happened on the 26th January Lal Quila parade.
  6. Apart from that, Rihanna is getting so many hatred comments and replies on her tweet.

After her tweet, many other Hollywood celebrities took a stand for farmers to protest, like teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and the US vice president’s niece Meena Harris. 

Conclusion

After covid 19, things have been the worst and least progressive in terms of the overall development. Despite that, farmer protest is the second most social severe event of 2020. As it is their rights and everyone has freedom of speech can make their point.

However, it is a battle between the nation’s livelihood and government. No doubt, in India agriculture sector adds 70% of livelihood, which means every commercial and personal sector related to agriculture. 

Hence, it is one of the significant social issues these days on which people and government must do something.

 

References:

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/02/01/asia/india-internet-cut-farmers-intl-hnk/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020%E2%80%932021_Indian_farmers%27_protest

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-55914858

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/farmers-protest-live-update-feb-3/liveblog/80659819.cms

 

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