Tue. Jan 19th, 2021
Protesting farmers halt Janhvi Kapoor's 'Good Luck Jerry' shoot in Punjab

Fatehgarh Sahib: Shooting of actor Janhvi Kapoor’s movie ‘Good Luck Jerry’ briefly came to a halt in Bassi Pathana right here, just after a group of farmers insisted that she make a comment on the ongoing farmers’ protest.

Kapoor is shooting for the movie, created by filmmaker Anand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions and directed by Sidharth Sengupta, in Punjab.

In accordance to Sukhminder Singh Chauhan, DSP, Bassi Pathana, the incident took place on Monday (January eleven) just after twenty-thirty farmers reached the film sets for a “peaceful” protest.

“The shooting had stopped for two-3 hrs on January eleven. There was not something important. All-around twenty-thirty persons had reached the set. It was a peaceful agitation.

“All they desired was assurance of help from them (the actors). When they did, the shoot was resumed. It was mutually resolved. Now the shoot is going on smoothly,” Chauhan advised PTI on Wednesday (January 13).

On Monday, the ‘Dhadak’ actor shared an Instagram Story in help of the farmers. As opposed to other posts, Instagram Stories disappear just after 24 hrs from the time they are published.

“Farmers are at the heart of our nation. I recognise and worth the function that they perform in feeding our nation. I hope a resolution is reached quickly that advantages the farmers,” Kapoor had written.

Braving the cold and rains, 1000’s of farmers, primarily from Punjab and Haryana, have been camping at various Delhi border factors, demanding a full repeal of the 3 farm laws and legal assure of minimal help cost (MSP) for their crops.

Enacted in September final 12 months, the 3 laws have been projected by the Centre as important reforms in the agriculture sector that will clear away middlemen and let farmers to promote their make anyplace in the nation.

Nonetheless, the protesting farmers have expressed their apprehension that the new laws would pave the way for getting rid of the security cushion of the MSP and do away with the “mandi” (wholesale market place) technique, leaving them at the mercy of large corporates.

Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a keep of the implementation of the 3 new farm laws hoping this will finish the prolonged protests by the farmers and also constituted a 4-member panel of agriculture specialists to resolve the impasse in between their leaders and the Centre. 

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