Bharat Bandh 2020 Date, Farmers Protest 08 December 2020: Several political parties, including the Congress, Shiv Sena, AAP, DMK, Kamal Haasan’s MNM, Left parties, the TMC, and the TRS, have joined ranks with the protesting farmers. NDA constituent RLP has also supported the bandh call.
After popular actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, many B-town celebs have come out in support of protesting farmers. While farmers all across the country have been protesting against three farm laws passed by the central government, popular names from the industry have now taken to social media to voice their support to the protest.
Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is currently in London, took to Instagram and shared a series of pictures of the protesting farmers and used Daniel Webster’s quote to caption it. She wrote, “When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.”
Global sensation Priyanka Chopra also took to Twitter and wrote, “Our farmers are India’s Food Soldiers. Their fears need to be allayed. Their hopes need to be met. As a thriving democracy, we must ensure that this crises is resolved sooner than later.”
Even Riteish Deshmukh took to the micro-blogging site and penned “If you eat today, thank a farmer. I stand in solidarity with every farmer in our country. #JaiKisaan”
Meanwhile, Diljit joined the farmers in their protest at the Singhu border and said, “Hats off to all of you farmers, you have created a new history. This history would be narrated to future generations. Farmers’ issues shouldn’t be diverted by anyone.”
Several Bollywood celebrities like Chitrangda Singh, Sonu Sood, Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker, Hansal Mehta and many more took to their respective social media handles to lent their support to the ongoing farmers protest.