Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, December 19
Expressing solidarity with farmers protesting on the outskirts of the national capital, Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh took to twitter on Saturday appealing to the Prime Minister to find ways to end the deadlock over farm laws.
Sharing a list of farmers who lost their lives during Kisan Andolan on the Delhi-Haryana borders, the cricketer tagged PMO India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on twitter.
Appealing to the Central Government, he said, it’s high time the demands of farmers must be heard and steps be taken to resolve the issue. The ace spinner added that innocent lives were being sacrificed without any war.
A host of actors, singers, sportspersons and other artistes from the state have expressed solidarity with farmers in the ongoing protests, majorly at Singhu and Tikri border.
From lending their voice to farmers’ stir to putting out tweets and messages in their support on social media, the Punjabi film fraternity and sportspersons have supported the movement of farmers in their fight against new farm laws.
Making apt use of his social media accounts, actor and singer Gippy Grewal has been associated with hashtag Istandwithfarmer campaign. Wearing t-shirts with ‘No Food No Farmer’ logo, he and his team including his children had earlier come out in support of farmers. Likewise, apart from posting pictures on his social media page, The Great Khali also joined the farmer’s protest over agriculture laws at the Tikri border recently. Expressing solidarity with farmers in their protest, he urged his followers among others to support farmers in their agitation.