While addressing a press conference in Mumbai on February 09, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Minister of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection in Maharashtra government, Chhagan Bhujbal spoke on farmers' agitation. Bhujbal said, "People from across the world tweeting on this for some time now. Our celebrities should also say something as their opinion makes difference. They should have spoken earlier." "Even now they could speak freely and ask to find a solution," he added.