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  • up to 130,000 protesting farmers and farm workers gathered in India's Punjab state on Sunday, according to police estimates.

  • It's the latest show of strength against the new farm laws that seen protests across the country for months.

  • It was one of the largest of the demonstrations to date.

  • Tens of thousands of Indian growers have already been camped outside Delhi.

  • Opponents of the law say it hurts farmers that the benefit of large corporations.

  • This farmer at the protest says he wants the laws repealed.

  • On that quote.

  • People should be able to afford food.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which introduced the laws last September, has offered to defer the laws but refused to abandon them.

  • He argues that legislation will help farmers get better prices.

  • Both sides have met for several rounds of negotiations but failed to make any headway.

  • Farmers unions have vowed to carry on the protests until the laws of roll back At Sunday's rally at the gray market in Pine, Ala.

  • A town in Punjab, union leaders outline plans to mobilize farmers from across the state on moved to a protest site outside Delhi later this month.

up to 130,000 protesting farmers and farm workers gathered in India's Punjab state on Sunday, according to police estimates.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/23
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