Indian celebrities and sport stars join the campaign to counter Rihanna ‘s tweet
Rihanna tweeted in support of the farmer's protest on Tuesday. Some current and former cricketers, including Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma ,Anil Kumble, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan, tweeted using the hashtags #IndiaTogether and #IndiaAgainstPropaganda as well.
On Tuesday, Rihanna – the international pop sensation, tweeted in support of the ongoing farmer’s protest. She was the first global icon to shed light on the plight of farmers mainly from Delhi and Haryana who have been protesting since November 2020.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
Indian Cricketers join the government’s campaign to counter Rihanna’s tweet regarding the ongoing farmer’s protest.
Sachin Tendulkar, along with other cricketers tweeted in the favor of the government’s stance on Wednesday, employing hashtags #indiaTogether and # India against propaganda.
Earlier many Bollywood stars tweeted in support of the government including actors Akshay Kumar, Director Karan Johar, and singer Kailash Kher.
India’s sovereignty cannot be compromised. External forces can be spectators but not participants.
Indians know India and should decide for India. Let's remain united as a nation.#IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 3, 2021
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) February 3, 2021
We as a country have issues to resolve today and will have issues to resolve tomorrow as well, but that doesn't mean we create a divide or get perturbed by external forces. Everything can be resolved through amicable and unbiased dialogue. #IndiaAgainstPropaganda#IndiaTogether
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) February 3, 2021
Reaching a solution that benefits our great nation is of utmost importance right now. Let’s stand together and move forward together towards a better and brighter future. #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) February 3, 2021
Virat Kohli, the current captain of India’s cricket team also tweeted.
Let us all stay united in this hour of disagreements. Farmers are an integral part of our country and I'm sure an amicable solution will be found between all parties to bring about peace and move forward together. #IndiaTogether
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 3, 2021
Stronger together 🇮🇳 #IndiaTogether
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) February 3, 2021
Agriculture is a very important part of the machinery of the Indian economic system. Farmers are the backbone of any country’s ecosystem. This is an internal matter which I’m sure will be resolved through dialogue. Jai Hind! #IndiaStandsTogether #IndiaAgainstPropoganda 🇮🇳
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) February 3, 2021
BJP member and badminton star Saina Nehwal tweeted MEA’s original message, but the words she used were exact copy of Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar’s tweet.
Farmers constitute an extremely important part of our country. And the efforts being undertaken to resolve their issues are evident. Let’s support an amicable resolution, rather than paying attention to anyone creating differences. 🙏🏻#IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda pic.twitter.com/FhclAMLiik
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) February 3, 2021
Farmers constitute an extremely important part of our country. And the efforts being undertaken to resolve their issues are evident. Let’s support an amicable resolution, rather than paying attention to anyone creating differences. 🙏🏻#IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda https://t.co/LgAn6tIwWp
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 3, 2021