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‘Kisana’ – Jawad Ahmed pays tribute to protesting Indian farmers in his latest track

12:45 PM | 12 Jan, 2021
‘Kisana’ – Jawad Ahmed pays tribute to protesting Indian farmers in his latest track

LAHORE – Pakistani singer and politician Jawad Ahmad has recently recorded a song to pay tribute to the farmers who are protesting since more than a month.

The ongoing protest in India has received support from all over the world including many notable Bollywood stars who urged the BJP-led government to approve all the demands.

With all the support from the famous people, Pakistani singer Jawad Ahmed also contributed by releasing a song in support of the agitating farmers.

The 50-year-old has titled the three-minute-long song as “Kisana”, a Punjabi word for farmers, and sings about the significance peasants hold in our lives.

In a post on Twitter, Jawad wrote Prime Minister, President & General DC, Judge & Police Officer and maintained that “All eat what you make they’ll all be dead of hunger if you don’t sow & reap they are all servants and you the provider”.

On the other hand, thousands of Indian farmers have protested against the barbaric laws introduced by the Modi-led government.

Protesting farmers fear the vigorously imposed law will eventually dismantle India’s regulated markets and stop the government from buying wheat and rice at guaranteed prices, leaving them to negotiate with private buyers.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 17 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 16, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro stands at 296.25 for buying and 299 for selling while British Pound rate is 344.5 for buying, and 348 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.15 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.05
Euro EUR 296.25 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.5 348
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.15 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.50 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 180.5 182.2
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.77 747.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.61 35.96
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 904.28 913.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.45 169.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.95
Omani Riyal OMR 722.59 730.59
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 306.51 309.01
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72

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