Pa Ranjith and Vetrimaaran Express Support for Farmers Protests

While most of the Bollywood actors and celebrities have either remained silent or come out in support of the Farm Laws, Pa Ranjith and Vetrimaaran from Tamil Cinema have fearlessly come out in support of Farmers.

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Pa Ranjith and Vetrimaaran have expressed their support for the agitation against Farm Laws through social media today. This is the first time the film directors have taken a stand on the current agitation.

Pa Ranjith has tweeted his support for the movement, saying that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) is essential for the survival of farmers, and as responsible people we should understand who is criticizing the supporters of protests. Pa Ranjith is a director who considers himself an Ambedkarite, and has made several films such as Kaala, Madras.

Vetrimaaran has shown his support through Facebook, by posting about the Farmers Protest. He has said that the protests are an the expression of people to a government which should protect the interest of people and not act as corporate collaborators. Vetrimaaran is the director of several anti-caste films such as Asuran.

 

 

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The Protests have been going on for a total of 73 days at the Delhi Borders. The farmers demand a rollback of the three laws which directly affect them and which they don’t agree to. While most of the Bollywood actors and celebrities have either remained silent or come out in support of the Farm Laws, Pa Ranjith and Vetrimaaran from Tamil Cinema have fearlessly come out in support of Farmers.

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