Bollywood comes out in support of protesting farmers: ‘India’s food soldiers’

Baba Ang Sang Sahai Hove 🙏🏾#FarmersPortest
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) December 5, 2020
Riteish Deshmukh shared on Twitter, “If you eat today, thank a farmer. Zindabad,” referring to the five rivers of Punjab due to which the state is called that. Celebrities like Diljit Dosanjh, Priety Zinta, Riteish Deshmukh, Richa Chadha, Hansal Mehta, Anubhav Sinha and others have lent support to the farmers.×1.png
Diljit Dosanjh first showed solidarity with farmers on social media and then went to the Delhi border in person to protest with the farmers. Zeeshan Ayyub (@Mdzeeshanayyub) November 27, 2020
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub quoted Sahir Ludhiyanvi’s Allah Tero Naam Ishwar Tero Naam while responding to a video showing farmers facing tear gas shells. Richa Chadha shared, “For those who are wondering what the farmers are protesting, read Downwards arrowIndia has been facing an agrarian crisis for the past 2 decades, 12000 farmers commit suicide every year, that’s over 30/day! Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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— Mohd. Like many issues, the farmer’s protest has also divided the Hindi film industry, with some, like Kangana Ranaut and Vivek Agnihotri choosing to side with the government. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd


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Anubhav Sinha, whose cinema of late has tackled societal issues like domestic violence and cast-based discrimination, tweeted (translated from Hindi), “Ravi, Jhelum, Sutlej, Chenab, Beas have something special in the water of these five rivers. (Photo: Richa Chadha/Instagram, Priyanka Chopra/Instagram and Anubhav Sinha/Instagram)Numerous farmers represented by farmer unions, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting what they perceive as unjust farm laws passed by the Parliament. And yet, this is the biggest protest by people who put food on our plates.”
Priety Zinta tweeted, “My heart goes out 2the farmers & their families protesting in the cold in this pandemic.They are the soldiers of the soil that keep our country going.I sincerely hope the talks between the farmers & govt yield positive results soon & all is resolved. They have hunkered down at the borders of Delhi and a nationwide strike has been declared for Tuesday, December 8. I stand in solidarity with every farmer in our country. Dont listen to them. As always.” Agnihotri has shared the video of Deep Sidhu talking with policemen to suggest that the protesting farmers were not really farmers. #JaiKisaan.”
Hansal Mehta responded to Vivek Agnihotri on Twitter and wrote, “Mock them as always. Don't Miss These StoriesDilip Kumar is a little weak but alright: Saira BanuRajinikanth seeks his brother's blessings ahead of political plungeBollywood comes out in support of protesting farmers: 'Our farmers are India’s food soldiers'Click here for more

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Updated: December 7, 2020 1:23:19 pm

Many celebrities have lent support to the farmers.