I don't know about the farmers thing, but I can say having watched, and at times joined in the protests against 1984 in the UK, they didn't help. We have to learn that these outside people are at best indifferent to us, or often actually surreptitiously working against us, despite acting like friends.
Watch this from 17.50 onwards.
Can you give some examples? I hardly know him.
I've always said it was a bad idea to start excessively exalting anyone (like way too many apnay do) because they are good parcharaks. Apnay have a tendency to crawl up such people's ar5es. That being said, someone that can relay important useful information, without boring the majority of people should be respected. I don't have issues with people making a living either. He still seems better than the useless greedy SGPC lot.