Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP
Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP
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Rihanna vs the Modi government: how India’s farmer protests drew the world’s attention

  • Protesting farmers are now being backed by a growing group of international celebrities and activists including Greta Thunberg
  • Indian ministers and Bollywood stars have hit back on Twitter, and the government likened a violent protest in New Delhi last month to ‘chaos’ in the US capital

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Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP
Protesting Indian farmers gather at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in New Delhi on January 28. Photo: AP
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