Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP
Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP
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Why are India’s farmers protesting, and will Modi reap what he sows?

  • Millions of farmers across India are protesting against new laws they say will leave them vulnerable to predatory private corporations
  • The BJP government might not have backed down, yet, but there are signs it is worried about the effect on its electoral chances

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Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP
Indian farmers block a major highway during a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border. Photo: AP
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