The 32-year outdated Rihanna is a local of the Caribbean island nation of Barbados, although she has lived in the USA since 2003
Pop icon Rihanna shone a world highlight on the ongoing farmers protest on the borders of Delhi on Tuesday, utilizing her influential Twitter platform to query the web suspension that has been imposed on the protest websites across the capital and in a number of districts of Haryana.
“Why aren’t we speaking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” she tweeted to her greater than 100 million followers, linking to a CNN article headlined, ‘India cuts web round New Delhi as protesting farmers conflict with police.’ Three hours later, by midnight India time, her tweet had been preferred greater than two lakh instances and retweeted virtually one lakh instances.
The Ministry of House Affairs ordered the shutdown of internet services within the border areas of Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri from Saturday, whereas the Haryana authorities has reduce off connectivity in seven districts a minimum of till Wednesday.
Rihanna’s tweet obtained many constructive responses, together with one from the Kisan Ekta Morcha deal with, which acts as the net voice of the protesting farm unions. “Glad! Thanks @rihanna for expressing your concern in direction of the continuing farmers protest. ‘Hopeful’ that the plenty stand by the reality. Entire world can see however why can’t govt??” it stated. Others requested why many Indian celebrities had not expressed their assist for the farmers actions.
At the very least one Indian celeb took exception to Rihanna’s tweet. “Nobody is speaking about it as a result of they don’t seem to be farmers they’re terrorists who’re making an attempt to divide India, in order that China can take over our susceptible damaged nation and make it a Chinese language colony very similar to USA…Sit down, you idiot, we’re not promoting our nation such as you dummies,” tweeted Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who has been outspoken about her assist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and her disdain for the protesting farmers.
The 32-year outdated Rihanna is a local of the Caribbean island nation of Barbados, although she has lived in the USA since 2003. Her Twitter timeline on Tuesday additionally referred to as for justice for U.S. police capturing sufferer Breonna Taylor, kicked off a celebration of Black Historical past Month, and expressed prayers for Myanmar, within the wake of a navy coup..