US pop star Rihanna, whose single tweet has led to months of ongoing farmers’ protests, has reportedly been paid $ 2.5 million (Rs 18 crore) by a public relations firm with Khalistani links. , The Print reported.
Mo. founder of the Poetic Justice Foundation of Canada (PJF). Dhaliwal also created the controversial ‘toolkit’, tweeted by Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, one of the directors of the PR firm in question – Skyrocket.
Others associated with Skyrocket include Marina Patterson, a PR professional who is currently on the radar of Indian agencies to stop the farmers’ movement, Anita Lal, director of the Canada-based World Sikh Organization, and co-founder of PJF, and Canadian MP Jagmeet Singh.
As reported by The Print, the PJF played an important role in “launching a global campaign” with the support of “political leaders and activists based out of Canada”.
PJF, which describes itself as an organization that “challenges the structures of oppression and discrimination through advocacy at the bottom of the crossroads”, claims on its website that “We are currently most actively #FarmersProtest contains “, the report states.
Following Rihanna’s tweet in a major movement in support of the protesting peasants, the MEA made a statement saying that some “vested selfish groups” are trying to implement their agenda on the protests, and some of the peasants The parts have a very small square. There are some reservations about farm reforms in the country which were passed after full debate and discussion by Parliament.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said, “No publicity” can stop the unity of India or the country with many of its ministerial colleagues, as well as Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut and Ajay Devgan and filmmaker Karan Johar May prevent new heights from being attained. Beware of false propaganda.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organization of 41 farm unions spearheading the more than two-month-long movement, welcomed the support extended by international celebrities, saying that it is a matter of pride that they consider ideas for the benefit of farmers But, it is unfortunate that the Indian government is not understanding their pain. In addition to Rihanna and Theunberg, Meena Harris, an American lawyer and niece of American Vice President Kamala Harris, actress Amanda Cerny, singer Jay Sean, Drs. Zeus and former adult star Mia Khalifa voiced support for the protesting farmers. Rihanna on Tuesday became the first global name to lend her support to the ongoing farmer movement, criticizing the internet shutdown at protest sites on the Delhi border.
The 32-year-old singer, who has 101 million followers on Twitter, took to the microblogging site and shared a CNN news article, “India cuts the internet around New Delhi, as farmers protest clashes with police.” “Why aren’t we talking about this? #FarmersProtest,” Rihanna wrote. Thunberg also said on Twitter, “We stand in solidarity with #FarmersProtest in India.” In a recent tweet on Wednesday, it also shared “a toolkit for those who want to help”.
“Here’s a toolkit if you want to help,” said Thunberg, who takes the user to a document containing details on how to support the protest. The document listed various necessary actions, including creating a Twitter storm and protesting outside the Indian embassies, which were to be taken to support the farmers’ movement.