Indian farmers aim for nationwide protests against reforms on Monday

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Reuters

By Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian farmers opposed to reforms they say threaten their livelihoods aim to renew their push against the changes with nationwide protests on Monday, a year after laws on the liberalisation of the sector were introduced. For 10 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital, New Delhi, to oppose the laws in the longest-running growers’ protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. “Thousands of farmers have spread out to different districts to ensure a complete nationwide strike aimed at reminding …

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