Farmers shout slogans from their tractors during a nationwide strike against the central government's agricultural reforms on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 27. Photo: AFP
Farmers shout slogans from their tractors during a nationwide strike against the central government's agricultural reforms on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 27. Photo: AFP
India

India’s farmers block roads, railways as they resume protest over agriculture laws

  • Tens of thousands of farmers took part in the 10-hour all-India shutdown, which was supported by the country’s major opposition parties
  • Farmers have been demanding the withdrawal of the agricultural laws, which the government says will modernise and energise the farming sector

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Farmers shout slogans from their tractors during a nationwide strike against the central government's agricultural reforms on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 27. Photo: AFP
Farmers shout slogans from their tractors during a nationwide strike against the central government's agricultural reforms on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 27. Photo: AFP
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