A video by actor-comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi criticizing those who criticized the distribution of pizzas at the site of the farmers’ protest near the border with Delhi is widely spread on social media.
Earlier this month, hundreds of pizzas were distributed among protesters in Singhu, on the Delhi-Haryana border. The Singhu border has become the scene of protests against the government’s controversial agricultural laws. The initiative, called “Pizza Langar“invited a backlash from some who claimed the protest had been hijacked.
In his speech the Singh is Kinng The actor urged critics to ponder the ingredients that make a pizza.
“The crust in a pizza is made from flour that comes from farmers,” he says in Punjabi. “The cheese above comes from farmers – from their cow’s milk.”
“What is it for your uncle when farmers eat pizza?” he goes on to say. See the speech below in full:
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The video is getting widespread on social media. It was viewed over 3.7 lakh times on Twitter.
In the comments section, some tweeted in support of the actor while others disagreed with his arguments.
Gurpreet Ghuggi’s speech echoes a statement from one of the organizers of ‘Pizza’ langar‘.
“The farmers who made the dough for pizzas can also afford to have one themselves,” said Shanbir Singh Sandhu, who organized the festival with his four friends, quoted by the PTI news agency.
According to the ANI news agency, Mr. Ghuggi met protesting farmers in Singhu last weekend and said: “This fight is from the”Zameerdar” (one with a conscience).
“This fight is from the ”Zameerdar” (one with a conscience). The three farm laws have been rejected by the farmers, so you (center) should reject them now, “he said
Singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh also tweeted in support of the farmers after the Pizza Langar caused criticism. He tweeted a picture that read, “Farmers who consume poison have never been a problem, but farmers who eat pizza are new.” Earlier this month, he also visited the protest point on the Delhi-Haryana border to show support
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