Kangana Ranaut Blasts Global ‘Conspiracy to Brutally Divide India’ Amid Farmer Protests

Earlier this week, celebrities such as Rihanna, Greta Thunberg, and Mia Khalifa tweeted in support of farmers protesting on the outskirts of India’s capital towards new farm legal guidelines handed in September 2020. India’s Ministry of External Affairs has warned foreigners towards interfering within the nation’s inner affairs.

Bollywood’s “controversy queen” Kangana Ranaut, a vocal opponent of the continuing farmers’ protests –  calling the demonstrators “terrorists – has once more whipped up a storm on social media following an explosive interview with Republic TV’s information anchor Arnab Goswami.

The actress alleged that the likes of Greta Thunberg and Rihanna, who just lately tweeted in help of the protest, are part of a worldwide “conspiracy to brutally divide India into pieces.”

‘Code Words’ in Greta Thunberg’s Toolkit

Teen environmental activist Thunberg sparked widespread outrage by tweeting – after which deleting – a “toolkit” providing campaigning recommendation to the protesting farmers. The now deleted doc additionally contained particulars on methods to help the protest motion, together with demonstrations outdoors Indian diplomatic missions world wide.

Ranaut additionally claimed that “code words” had been used within the toolkit, referring to “Yoga” and “Chai.” 

The Bollywood star added, “These kinds of plannings which are being completed towards Modi ji, that finish yoga, and tea, he’s the one who propagates yoga. Clearly, they’re planning the assassinations of leaders right here, as a result of such an surroundings has been created that if police officers fireplace even one bullet in self-defence, there will probably be extreme repercussions and people terrorists will probably be protected internationally. Right now we are able to see how delicate the place of our nation is and the way essential these leaders are for us.”

‘International Funding’ for Farmers’ Protests

Ranaut additionally argued that numerous the protesting farmers are Khalistani supporters, a Sikh separatist motion demanding that a separate nation referred to as Khalistan breaks away from the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan in northern India.  

In the interview, the actress claimed {that a} Canada-based worldwide pro-Khalistani organisation referred to as Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF) has been funding the protest. The PJF seems to validate these claims on its web site, writing that goals to “challenge structures of oppression and discrimination through intersectional grassroots advocacy” and has been “actively involved in farmers’ protest.”

“[Its] founder is predicated in Canada however in India, [its] head referred to as Dhaliwal has written this – ‘I’m a Khalistani, you might not learn about me as a result of Khalistan is an concept, it’s a residing respiration motion. A motion in the direction of impartial Punjab.’ This man is heading the motion,” Kangana stated.

In a latest viral video on Twitter, PJF’s Founder Mo Dhaliwal could be seen telling a gaggle of protesters in Canada that “repealing of the farm laws was the beginning of the battle.”

“These people are highlighting only one percent of the farmers, who are mostly Khalistanis and have spread such a perception around the world that now international pressure has started mounting over India,” Ranaut claimed.

After slamming the PJF, she then turned her consideration to Rihanna, alleging that the singer was being paid for tweeting in help of the farmers. 

​On Sunday the PJF issued a press release denying the allegations and clarified that it did not “coordinate Rihanna, Greta Thunberg or any number of specific celebrities to tweet about the farmers’ protest.”

Ranaut’s outburst towards the farmers has impacted her work, with a number of manufacturers she represented as an envoy terminating their contracts along with her. She’s reportedly misplaced “about $1.5 million” in consequence. She additionally says she’s obtained hate mail. 

Protest Against Farm Laws

Thousands of farmers have been demonstrating on the outskirts of Delhi’s since 26 November 2020 and have blocked roads within the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. They’re demanding that three controversial farm legal guidelines be repealed that had been handed by Modi’s authorities in September 2020.

The trio of legal guidelines embrace the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act 2020, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020.

After a number of worldwide celebrities tweeted in help of the protests final week, the Indian Foreign Ministry urged foreigners not to meddle within the nation’s home affairs.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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