Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Indian farmers stage nationwide protests against reforms


NEW DELHI,SEPT27(REUTAERS) - Indian farmers opposed to reforms they say threaten their livelihood­s renewed their push against the changes with nationwide protests on Monday, a year after laws on the liberalisa­tion of the sector were introduced.

For 10 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital, New Delhi, to oppose the laws in the longest-running growers’ protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

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