Sandeep Sharma, who plies his commerce as a pacer for Sunrisers Hyderabad, voiced his help for Rihanna on Thursday after the worldwide pop icon obtained flak on social media for tweeting concerning the ongoing farmers’ protest in India.
His feedback got here after the Ministry of Exterior Affairs reacted sharply to tweets by Rihanna, teen local weather activist Greta Thunberg and others on the protests.
Rihanna, who has 100 million followers on Twitter, on Tuesday posted, “Why aren’t we speaking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” linking a CNN report.
The 27-year-old bowler, who has 109 IPL wickets in 92 matches, posted a picture on Twitter however later deleted it. “By this logic nobody ought to care about one another as a result of each state of affairs is somebody’s inner affair,” learn the caption.
“Many individuals, together with the Indian Exterior Affairs Ministry, have criticized the well-known singer Rihanna for having supported the Indian farmers, saying it’s the inner affair of India,” learn the picture.
“However by that logic, nobody outdoors Germany ought to have criticized the persecution of the Jews in Germany throughout the Nazi period. By that logic, nobody outdoors Pakistan ought to criticism the persecution of Ahmadis, Hindus, Sikhs, and Christians in Pakistan. By that logic nobody outdoors India ought to criticize the lynching and different atrocities on Muslims in India, or the bloodbath of Sikhs in 1984.”
“By that logic no person outdoors America ought to criticize racialism in a number of components of America and dangerous remedy of blacks. By that logic nobody outdoors China ought to criticize the persecution of the Uighur Muslim minority in China. By that logic nobody outdoors South Africa ought to have condemned apartheid and denial of the appropriate to vote to blacks in South Africa when apartheid was prevailing. By that logic nobody outdoors Burma ought to have criticized the persecution of Rohingyas in Burma.”
“In any case, these had been inner affairs of these international locations,” he concluded.
Manoj Tiwary, the Bengal batsman, additionally tweeted relating to the problem.
After I was a child, I by no means noticed a puppet present. It took me 35 years to see one 😊 pic.twitter.com/AMCGIZMfGN
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) February 4, 2021
In the meantime, former India cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Anil Kumble, and Ravi Shastri have joined Bollywood superstars Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and producer-director Karan Johar to help the federal government’s name on standing in opposition to “propaganda” relating to the continuing farmers’ protest.
1000’s of farmers, primarily from Punjab and Haryana, have been tenting at a number of Delhi border factors since November final yr, demanding the federal government to repeal the three farm legal guidelines and authorized assure of MSP for his or her crops.
Websites of the farmer protest at Delhi’s borders have become fortresses with the police beefing up safety and placing up multi-layer barricades.