‘We won’t budge’ say protesting farmers at Delhi’s border
20 December 2020 | 1:00 pm
Indian farmers rally against the agriculture law reform on the Singhu border, northwest of New Delhi, after a weekend that saw protests against the market reform laws intensifying with attempts to block major highways. "If the government won't back off, the farmers won't either," says a farmer at the protest.
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