American soccer league NFL star Juju Smith-Schuster has donated USD 10,000 in direction of medical help for the farmers protesting in India towards new agriculture legal guidelines, whereas NBA ahead Kyle Kuzma has additionally prolonged his help to their trigger.
The duo’s help comes after American pop star Rihanna, shared a information article highlighting the Indian authorities’s crackdown on the protest after it turned violent on January 26 in Delhi.
“Happy to share that I’ve donated USD 10,000 to provide medical assistance to the farmers in need in India to help save lives during these times. I hope we can prevent any additional life from being lost. #FarmersProtest” Juju tweeted.
Happy to share that I’ve donated $10,000 to present medical help to the farmers in want in India to assist save lives throughout these occasions. I hope we are able to forestall any extra life from being misplaced. ???????? #FarmersProtest https://t.co/0WoEw0l3ij
— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) February 3, 2021
Kuzma, who performs for the Los Angeles Lakers within the NBA, additionally shared the identical article Rihanna had posted.
“Should be talking about this! #FarmersProtest,” the 25-year-old tweeted.
— kuz (@kylekuzma) February 3, 2021
Former NBA participant Baron Davies additionally took to Twitter to spotlight the farmers’ protest, urging individuals to unfold consciousness concerning the concern.
“Are we going to handle what’s taking place in India ? Let my good individuals free !! Unfair to those that battle, the farmers present a way of life they usually want to have a proper to a lifestyle.
“Join me and let’s bring awareness. #FarmersProtest,” he tweeted.
Rihanna began the worldwide refrain of help for India’s farmers on Tuesday.
“Why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” she had tweeted.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
Soon a number of worldwide celebrities together with teenage local weather activist Greta Thunberg and US Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece Meena Harris too got here out in help of the farmers’ protest.
Thousands of farmers, principally from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting at Delhi’s borders for over two months demanding repeal of the three farm legal guidelines and a authorized assure of minimal help value for his or her crops.
Farmer unions have introduced a countrywide blockade of nationwide and state highways for 3 hours on Saturday once they would protest towards the web ban in areas close to their agitation websites.
Sites of the farmer protest at Delhi’s borders have was fortresses with police beefing up safety and placing up multi-layer barricades to cease the motion of autos. Concertina wires have additionally been put up to maintain off individuals on foot.
The strengthened safety measures come after the violence in the course of the Republic Day tractor parade by the farmers.