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India's Farmers Wield Political Clout

RN Bhaskar, Contributing Editor, Free Press Journal

20-Feb-24 07:30

India's Farmers Wield Political Clout

Indian farmers won a major coup in 2021 when long-running mass protests led to the withdrawal of controversial agricultural laws.  Ahead of elections in April and May, why are Indian farmers taking to the streets again? We speak to RN Bhaskar, contributing editor of The Free Press Journal for his take on what is spurring the latest protests.

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Categories:  economyinternationalpoliticsenvironmentLaw/Activism

Tags:  indiaagriculture sectorfarmers’ protestsmodhi

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