Several international celebrities including pop star Rihanna, environmental activist Greta Thunberg and others have lent their support to the ongoing farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. The government of India has raised objections to the remarks, following which, many Bollywood celebrities and cricketers have come out in support of the government and called it India’s internal matter. These celebrities have described the tweet of foreign celebrities as propaganda against the country.
Actress Sonakshi Sinha has also expressed her opinion on Rihanna’s tweet and subsequent reactions from Bollywood. Sonakshi has lashed out at those calling it propaganda.
Sonakshi Sinha shared a post on her Instagram Story about the farmers’ movement and the opinions of the artists on it. The post talks about the journalists being harassed, suspension of internet, hate speech and slams those who are calling this an ‘internal matter’.
Sonakshi concluded the story with a message: ‘Wake up.’
On Wednesday, actress Taapsee Pannu took to Twitter and said, “If one tweet rattles your unity, one joke rattles your faith or one show rattles your religious belief then it’s you who has to work on strengthening your value system not become ‘propaganda teacher’ for others.”
It may be noted that several Bollywood Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher, Suniel Shetty, and Karan Johar, among others have called for unity regarding the comments by foreign personalities. Many of them used hashtags such as ‘India united’ and ‘India against propaganda’.