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Siddharth, GV Prakash Tweet In Support Of Farmers As Well-known Names Say '#IndiaTogether'

Siddharth, GV Prakash tweeted in support of farmers after well-known names wrote '#IndiaTogether' over Rihanna and others highlighting the protests

Siddharth, GV Prakash tweet in support of farmers as well-known names say '#IndiaTogether'

Celebrities of the South film industry came out in support of the farmers who are protesting against the government’s farm laws. As some of the well-known names of the country broke their silence on the protests in reaction to the tweets by globally famous names, Siddharth and GV Prakash Kumar reacted strongly on Twitter. While the former questioned the ‘internal matter’ argument, the latter asserted that protesting was a democratic right of the citizens.

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South celebrities on farmer protests 

Siddharth posted a cryptic note after Bharat Ratna recipients Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin Tendulkar and other popular names like Virat Kohli, Akshay Kumar sent the ‘India Together’ and ‘India Against Propaganda’ message on farmer-Centre standoff being resolved ‘amicably.’

The Rang De Basanti actor wrote that one should choose ‘heroes wisely’ or ‘watch them fall from grace.’ He added that education, empathy, honesty and a ‘little spine’ could have ‘saved the day.’

Referring to the similar messages from the celebrities, he added that one had to ‘know your progaganda’, highlighting ‘powerful people who never take a stand’ suddenly ‘singing the same tune in an orchestrated effort’ could be considered one.

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Over Sachin and others hinting at ‘external forces’ reacting to India's internal matter, Siddharth stated that human rights violation 'by a government' was akin to domestic violence or child abuse, and thus could not be an 'internal matter.'

GV Prakash Kumar wrote that the government should 'protect' the interest of the people. The actor-music composer added that forcing farmers to accept the new laws was ‘suicide.’

Previously, many other celebrities of the film industry like Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Diljit Dosanjh, Parineeti Chopra, Sonam K Ahuja, among others had supported the farmers in their protests. Some of them like Diljit even went on to compose a song to praise Rihanna for her initiative. 

On the other hand, Kangana Ranaut has been a staunch and vocal critic of the farmer's movement. Ranvir Shorey was another celebrity who came down heavily on the farmers' protest and international celebrities tweeting against it, by expressing his support to the government. He even sang a song to hit out at Rihanna and Greta Thunberg and termed it as a 'conspiracy.'

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