Peshawar Zalmi followers are curious and excited on the similar time in regards to the wild prospect of the franchise participating pop queen Rihanna for the group’s anthem forward of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) sixth season, which is ready to begin February 20.
Hypothesis in regards to the Peshawar Zalmi hiring Rihanna gained traction after Pakistani businessperson and the franchise’s proprietor, Javed Afridi, dropped a mysterious put up on his official Twitter account days earlier than the PSL 2021 is ready to begin.
“RIHANNA FOR ZALMI ANTHEM,” Afridi wrote on Twitter, including an enormous crimson query mark.
The Fenty Magnificence founder not too long ago made headlines after talking up about India’s farmers protest which have escalated over the previous few months. “Why aren’t we talking about this,” she wrote on Twitter, sharing an article in regards to the motion and utilizing the hashtag #FarmersProtest.
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Rihanna’s tweet despatched Bollywood celebrities — together with the controversial Kangana Ranaut — scrambling to in some way one-up the pop icon for talking towards Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agricultural reforms.
Celebrities converse for India’s #FarmersProtest
There isn’t a indication as to what precipitated Rihanna — whose songs have finished properly in India — to abruptly converse up in regards to the grievances of the tens of hundreds of farmers who’ve blocked roads main into New Delhi for greater than two months, sheltering in tractors from the chilly.
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Final week, Indian police shut down the web, dug ditches, drove nails into roads, and topped barricades with razor wire to stop farmers from getting into New Delhi after a tractor rally by farmers within the capital turned violent.
Led by Sikh farmers from the wheat and rice-growing state of Punjab in India’s north, the motion has gained a whole lot of traction contemplating that large names, together with local weather activist Greta Thunberg, have raised their voices in solidarity.
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