As the farmers’ strike gained international attention, people from different parts of the country came out in response. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has also made his position clear.
Sachin Tendulkar’s response is that India’s sovereignty should not be compromised. “Outsiders can be spectators, not interfere in India’s sovereignty. Indians know India and make decisions for India. We can stand united as a nation, ”Tendulkar tweeted. Tendulkar tweeted with hashtags like IndiaTogether and #IndiaAgainstPropaganda. ere were no direct references to the farmers’ strike in the tweet. But now Bollywood star Taapasee Pannu has come up with an answer for Tendulkar.
“If a tweet disturbs your unity, a joke shakes your faith, or a show disturbs your religious beliefs, then you have to work to strengthen your value system and not be a propaganda teacher who teaches what others have to say,” Taapasee wrote on Twitter. Many have come out in support and criticism of Taapasee.
Meanwhile, the Center has been sharply critical of foreign celebrities who have supported the farmers’ strike. The Union Ministry of External Affairs has accused the celebrities of making irresponsible reactions. e Ministry of External Affairs criticized such reactions without examining the facts and understanding the reality.
e foreign ministry said it needed a clear understanding of the information available. e central government also accused some vested interests of trying to implement their agenda through the peasant struggle. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the farmers’ laws are for the welfare and well-being of the farmers.