Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut On Tuesday reacted to the international popstar Rihanna’s tweet who condemned the internet shutdown in parts of India which was due to the measure applied by the Union government to cripple the ongoing farmers protest on the outskirts of Delhi against the Central government’s agricultural laws.
By taking to her Twitter handle, Kangana wrote on Rihanna’s Tweet:
“No one is talking about it because they are not farmers they are terrorists who are trying to divide India, so that China can take over our vulnerable broken nation and make it a Chinese colony much like USA… Sit down you fool, we are not selling our nation like you dummies (sic).”
No one is talking about it because they are not farmers they are terrorists who are trying to divide India, so that China can take over our vulnerable broken nation and make it a Chinese colony much like USA…
Sit down you fool, we are not selling our nation like you dummies. https://t.co/OIAD5Pa61a
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 2, 2021
Hours ago from this , Rihanna while condemned the internet shutdown by tweeting about the farmers’ protest, and asked:
“Why aren’t we talking about this?”
while quote-tweeting a news report about the internet blockade at the protest & other sites in the country.
For the uninformed, the Union Home Affairs Ministry on Monday had extended the temporary suspension of internet services till February 2, 2021 at Delhi’s — Singhu, Ghazipur & Tikri borders in order to maintain law & order amid the farmers’ protest against the newly-enacted farm laws.
According to the Home Ministry order
“In exercise of powers conferred under sub rule 1 of Rule 2 of the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety Rules 2017), and in the interest of maintaining public safety and averting public emergency, it is necessary and expedient to order the temporary suspension of Internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri and their adjoining areas in the National Capital Territory from 11 pm on January 31 to 11 pm on February 2.”
The police officials on Monday, also fenced the Delhi border near Ghazipur with the barbed wires for stopping the protesting farmers from entering the national capital from Uttar Pradesh.
The police has also deployed heavy security at the Ghazipur protest site.
Earlier, the government had decided to suspend the internet services for 2 days between January 29 to January 31.
This development comes against the backdrop of 2 recent incidents of violence within a week mayhem during the January 26 farmers’ tractor rally & the clash between protesting famers & local residents at Singhu border on Friday.
The police carried out a baton charge & fired teargas shells following the clash on Friday over the demand of the locals to clear the roads which have been closed for the last two months as the farmers had been camping there to protest against the Centre’s new farm laws.
The farmers & the locals also pelted stones at each other.
On 26th January after the violent clashes in several parts of Delhi, the Internet services got temporarily suspended in several areas as a precautionary measure.
The Delhi Police had registered several cases in connection with the Republic Day violence.