A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
India

Protesting Indian farmers start hunger strike, marking Mahatma Gandhi anniversary

  • Thousands of farmers have been protesting against PM Narendra Modi’s agricultural reform laws, with a parade turning violent on Republic Day
  • Leaders said the hunger strike on the anniversary of the independence leader’s death would show that the protesters were overwhelmingly peaceful

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A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
A farmer stands next to his tractor during an ongoing protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
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