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Thousands of farmers protest new laws in India

Date: January 1, 2021 | Categories: Global Injustice,

Thousands of Indian farmers are protesting the deregulation of agricultural markets. Protests started in late November 2020 and have continued to today. Protesters have been demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi roll back laws that are attempting to overhaul food grain procurement and pricing rules by allowing private companies to access the agricultural era. The farmers are thus protesting the …