Toronto: Indian-born Canadian poet and artist Rupi Kaur refused to attend the Biden administration’s Diwali celebration over her help for Israel.
Rupi Kaur wrote on the social media web site that she is shocked that the Biden administration is celebrating Diwali regardless of supporting the continued atrocities on Palestinians.
She additional wrote that she rejects any invitation that helps those that brutally kill civilians.
I acquired an invitation from the Biden administration for a Diwali occasion being held by the VP on nov 8. I decline any invitation from an establishment that helps the collective punishment of a trapped civilian inhabitants—50% of whom are kids. pic.twitter.com/J3V5om89Se
— rupikaur (@rupikaur_) November 6, 2023
The Canadian poet additionally urged different South Asian figures to not attend Biden’s occasion and to demand an account from the US president for the hundreds of people that died in Gaza.
He additional mentioned that because of the denial of ceasefire by the Biden administration, oppressed Palestinians are dying each day and we should always not stay silent on this.