The power of the people is strong.
In an article posted online a few weeks back the Sikh Activist Network questioned why Punjabi Singers were endorsing Parkash Badal and Modi (read here). With a considerable amount of greivances against these two politicians, including an array of allegations ranging from corruption, torture and genocide, what good come of it?
Since we posted that article, the reaction began to spread like wild fire, the Diaspora (especially the Diaspora) was offended and responded with threats of boycotts and protest at concerts – for these artists the consequences of their actions became very real, very quickly.
Activists across the globe, responded peacefully looking for accountability – the result was powerful.
Just yesterday the mainstream Indian media covered our article in The Tribune newspaper (which can be found here) along with reaction from the artists in question.
Here’s what they had to say, is it genuine? Share your thoughts: