After pop singer Rihanna, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg made waves on Wednesday by extending her support to the farmer protests against the recently passed agriculture legislations.
“We stand in solidarity with the farmer protests in India,” Thunberg wrote on Twitter, using the hashtag #FarmersProtest.
Thunberg shared a CNN article about the Centre’s decision to block internet services at three protest sites near Delhi borders, a favoured tactic of the Narendra Modi government to thwart protests. Internet was also suspended in districts of Haryana, following violence on Republic Day.
The climate activist’s tweet came hours after Rihanna shared the same CNN article and wondered why “we weren’t talking about this”.
On Monday, the Haryana government had suspended mobile internet and SMS services in seven districts of the…