American pop sensation Rihanna stirred chaos on social media after commenting on India’s months-long farmers protests.
Turning to her Twitter, the Umbrella hit maker condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s authorities for passing new farm legal guidelines which have triggered an outrage within the nation.
“Why aren’t we talking about this?!” tweeted the singer as she shared a CNN article relating to the protests.
Human Rights Watch responded to Rihanna’s tweet and stated that the BJP authorities is “presiding over a dangerous regression in free speech rights in pursuit of its Hindu nationalist agenda”.
Quickly after Rihanna’s tweet, environmental activist Greta Thunberg additionally shared the identical article and wrote: “We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India.”
Roads main into the Indian capital of New Delhi have been blocked for the reason that previous two months as farmers from throughout the nation protest towards the three legal guidelines handed in September final yr which might be stated to convey India’s agricultural sector underneath company management, thereby impacting the livelihoods of the farmers.