Hours after tweets from singer Rihanna, local weather activist Greta Thunberg, and US vice-president Kamala Harris’s niece lawyer Meena Harris’s tweets on the farmers protests in India, the Ministry of External Affairs has put out an announcement saying that feedback by celebrities tweeting on the problem have been “neither correct nor accountable”.
The assertion mentioned, “It’s unlucky to see vested curiosity teams attempting to implement their agenda on these protests, and derail them. This was egregiously witnessed on January 26.”
“Some of those vested curiosity teams have tried to mobilise worldwide assist in opposition to India. Instigated by such fringe parts, Mahatma Gandhi statues have been desecrated in elements of the world. This is extraordinarily disturbing for India and for civilised society in all places,” it mentioned.
Singer Rihanna on Tuesday tweeted a CNN article on the farmers protests in India asking, “why aren’t we speaking about this?! #FarmersProtest” This was adopted by tweets from Thunberg and Harris.
The MEA assertion mentioned, “The temptation of sensationalist social media hashtags and feedback, particularly when resorted to by celebrities and others, is neither correct nor accountable.” The assertion mentioned that “very small part of farmers in elements of India have some reservations about these reforms”.
Farmers have been protesting in opposition to the farm legal guidelines and a number of other rounds of talks with the federal government have failed to resolve the deadlock. The assertion spotlight that the federal government has been a part of the talks and negotiations.
The assertion mentioned, “We wish to emphasise that these protests should be seen within the context of India’s democratic ethos and polity, and the efforts of the Government and the involved farmer teams to resolve the deadlock.”
The Ministry of External affairs additionally mentioned that the farm legal guidelines have been handed after debate and dialogue in Parliament. “These reforms give expanded market entry and supplied better flexibility to farmers. They additionally pave the way in which for economically and ecologically sustainable farming,” it mentioned.