After celebrities like Rihanna, Lily Singh and Jay Sean, Hollywood star Suzanne Sarandon has also tweeted in support of the farmers’ movement.
Suzanne tweeted, “I stand by the farmers’ protests in India. Read who they are and why they are protesting.”
With this tweet, she shared a link to a New York Times report titled, “Why are farmers protesting in India?”
Actress Jamila Jamil has also supported the farmers’ movement in one of her Instagram posts. She has written that she is constantly facing anti-women abuses due to supporting the farmers who are protesting.
Earlier popstar Rihanna, Mia Khalifa also tweeted about the farmer movement. Now Mia Khalifa has also made her presence felt in the ongoing ‘Kisan Movement’ in Delhi.
Rihanna tweeted while sharing a news related to the farmer movement, ‘Why are we not talking about this?’ At the same time, Greta Thanberg wrote in support of the movement, writing, “We stand firmly with the ongoing farmers movement in India.”
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India has officially issued a statement regarding these tweets.
The ministry stated that “The Parliament of India passed reformist legislation related to the agricultural sector, after extensive debate and discussion. These reforms give farmers greater flexibility and wider market access. These reforms lead to economic and ecologically sustainable farming.” Pave the way. “
“A very small section of farmers in some parts of India do not agree with these reforms. The Indian government has started a dialogue with their representatives, respecting the sentiments of the protesters. In this effort, eleven rounds of talks have been held so far In which the Union ministers are taking part, not only the government, there has also been a proposal from the Prime Minister of India to postpone these laws.”