Swara Bhasker on Rihanna’s tweet: Why Indian celebrities were TWEETING on #BlackLivesMatter and GEORGE FLOYD

Swara Bhasker spoke about the tweets done by American singer Rihanna and activist Greta Thunberg.

According to a report of Spotboye, actress cum activist Swara Bhasker has spoken about the tweets done by American pop singer Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Swara Bhasker says, “We first need to address the issue of what is an internal issue? Is injustice in any part of the world an internal issue? Because if it is, then we should not discuss anything except what happens within the boundaries of our own countries, states, cities and mohalla.”

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Swara Bhasker questions why Farmers’ protest is an internal matter when Indian celebs tweeted a lot on Black Lives Matters movement. “We can’t be that self-centred. When George Floyd was murdered and the black-lives-matter movement happened, our celebrities were regularly tweeting on it.”

Then Swara Bhasker also slams government to restrict it’s comments on external matters if Farmers’ protest is an internal matter. “Our government regularly issues statements on happenings around the world, the most recent being the coup in Myanmar. How come when our government comments on global issues we don’t think of internal matters?”

Swara Bhasker thinks that the Farmer issue is no more an internal matter because of the way it was handled, “I think the farmers’ protest has become such a large global issue because of the way our government has responded to it. If you notice, a lot of international celebrities are talking about the internet blackout and the crackdown on farmers and the militarization of Delhi borders. They are not commenting on the Farm Laws, per se. They are commenting on the way the farmers are being treated, and I don’t understand why that’s a problem.”