People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP
People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP

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Indian farmers vs Modi: protesters ‘ready to die’ in winter of discontent

  • Tens of thousands of growers have planted themselves in Delhi to demand that PM Narendra Modi repeal a set of laws affecting grain prices
  • While the leader has a high support rate, the issue could spell trouble for him as some three in five Indians depend on agriculture in one way or another

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People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP
People shout slogans as they join a farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Haryana state border. Photo: AP
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