New Delhi: As social media witness division over farmers protest in the country, a tweet from US vice-president elect Kamala Harris has amused Indian netizens.
Harris, the daughter of an Indian immigrant from Chennai, on Friday took on to twitter to express her gratitude to the farm workers and food bank staff who struggled to ensure food security in the US during the pandemic.
Thankful for our farm workers and food bank staff whose hard work has put food on the tables for millions of families across our country.— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 26, 2020
However, the tweet found more reception among Indian netizens who lauded the powerful American stateswoman for her compassion towards the farmers.
Indian social media users posted pictures from farmers' protest and drew the US strongwoman's attention to the mistreatment towards the farmers at the hands of Indian police.
But in India 🇮🇳 Modi Government imposing 3 black farm laws on Farmers and treating Farmers cruelly. Black days in Democracy in India where major part of GDP is farming and they are treated badly in cruel manner. pic.twitter.com/y8p3q2GXBu— Sumit kumar (@sumitk_79) November 27, 2020
As of Friday, the tweet has garnered 158.9K 'likes' and 11.1K users have retweeted the message.
Kamala Harris created history by becoming the first Black American woman to be elected as the country's Vice President.