Indian BTS Fans Raise INR 300,000 For Palestine

Team ARMY Projects India collectively donated to Palestinian medical aid on band member J-Hope's birthday.

BTS Army has come through! In a world where hashtags trend faster than you can say “K-pop,” there’s a group that’s proving they’re about more than just catchy tunes and flashy choreography. Enter the BTS ARMY, the dedicated fans of global sensation BTS, who are making waves for all the right reasons.

Their latest mission? Supporting Palestinians who are facing turmoil amidst conflict with Israel. With over a million civilians seeking refuge in Gaza’s Rafah, the situation is dire. But amidst the chaos, the BTS ARMY is shining bright, offering hope and help where it’s needed most.

Led by the spirited souls of Team ARMY Projects India, these fans are rewriting the playbook on what it means to be a fandom. Gone are the days of simply swooning over your favourite boy band; these fans are on a mission to make a difference, one act of kindness at a time. ​​Their recent gesture — a generous donation exceeding INR 300,000 for Palestinian medical aid, made on band member J-Hope’s birthday — speaks volumes about their compassion and solidarity.

But this isn’t their first act of kindness. From boycotts to petitions urging BTS’ label to support Palestine, they’re making waves. The #HYBEDivestFromZionism movement, in particular, is gaining traction worldwide.

BTS has openly supported and raised awareness about the trauma Palestinians are going through during the conflict, such as when one of the members, Kim Tae-hyung, widely recognised by his stage name V, shared a compelling piece of artwork that reflects the ongoing Palestinian resistance.

Kim Tae-hyung, V's Instagram Story
Kim Tae-hyung, V’s Instagram Story

What sets the BTS ARMY apart isn’t just their love for the group (though let’s be real, it’s pretty darn strong); it’s their unwavering commitment to making the world a better place. They’re not content to sit back and watch the world burn; they’re grabbing the extinguisher and putting out fires left and right.

As the crisis in Palestine rages on, the BTS ARMY remains a beacon of hope, a shining example of what can be achieved when people come together for a common cause. As the crisis in Palestine continues, their unwavering support serves as a beacon of hope, reminding us all of the power of unity and compassion in times of need.