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Indian singer Lucky Ali calls for separate state for Palestinians

Surprisingly, very few from the Indian media and Bollywood have spoken up for Gaza and Palestine.

Indian singer Lucky Ali calls for a separate state for Palestinians. He is among the score of international celebrities who are calling for an independent state for Palestinians.

Lucky Ali voiced his opinions during the concert in Dubai. Addressing the concert he said, “What I want to say is that there can only be one state, I agree with Netanyahu on that. But it has to be Palestine,” Lucky made a forthright statement, denouncing Israel.

Following this he received applause and cheers from the crowd. Reiterating his stance he said,  “We can all live together but the state has to be Palestine.”

He has been continuously showing support for Palestine. Back in November 2023, he said that he wanted to visit the war-struck Gaza one day. Ali received immense backlash from the Israeli netizens.

Surprisingly, very few from the Indian media and Bollywood have spoken up for Gaza and Palestine.

It has now been a harrowing 107 days since the tragic onset of the ongoing genocide in Gaza, a protracted period marked by unimaginable suffering and loss. Across the international stage, numerous influential US political leaders have risen to the occasion, unequivocally condemning the barbaric acts unfolding in the region. Their impassioned pleas for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza have become a resounding call for justice and humanity.

Read more: Global leaders advocate ceasefire amidst ongoing Gaza crisis

Pakistani celebrities including Ushna Shah and Armeena Khan and writer Fatima Bhutto are continuously raising the voice for the people of Gaza and Palestine.

Social media has become a major platform where people from Gaza share horrific videos and images of the suffering of the people from Israeli bombing and airstrikes.

Senator Van Hollen, acknowledging Israel’s right to defend itself, has been vocal in stressing the need for a ceasefire and the release of hostages. With over 25,000 Palestinians dead, two-thirds of them women and children, the senator emphasizes the urgency of ending the military threat posed by Hamas and prioritizing the return of hostages.