Angry Indian farmers to protest near parliament

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Indian farmers volition commencement a sit-in adjacent parliament successful the centre of the superior New Delhi

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Security unit basal defender adjacent to barricades extracurricular the Parliament wherever yearly fund is being presented successful New Delhi, India, February 1, 2021. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis


NEW DEHLI:

Indian farmers, protesting implicit 3 caller workplace laws they accidental endanger their livelihoods, volition commencement a sit-in adjacent parliament successful the centre of the superior New Delhi successful a renewed propulsion to unit the authorities to repeal the laws.

In the longest-running growers' protestation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, tens of thousands of farmers person camped retired connected large highways starring to New Delhi for much than 7 months.

As India's monsoon league of parliament began this week, immoderate protesting farmers tried to march towards the main authorities district, but they were stopped by constabulary conscionable miles from parliament.

On Thursday, 200 protesters volition stitchery astatine Jantar Mantar, a ample Mughal-era observatory successful cardinal New Delhi that doubles up arsenic a protestation tract for causes of each manner.

"Throughout the monsoon league of parliament, 200 farmers volition spell to Jantar Mantar each time to clasp farmers' parliament to punctual the authorities of our long-pending demand," said Balbir Singh Rajewal, a starring farmers' leader.

The monsoon league of parliament volition extremity successful aboriginal August.

After extended negotiations, Delhi constabulary person agreed to fto 200 farmers stitchery during the time astatine Jantar Mantar, but protesters request to travel coronavirus guidelines issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, a authorities connection said.

In precocious January, thousands of aggravated farmers clashed with constabulary aft driving their tractors into information barriers. One protester was killed, and much than 80 constabulary officers were injured crossed the city. 

Farmers accidental the laws favour ample backstage retailers who, anterior to the caller laws, were not permitted to procure workplace goods extracurricular government-regulated wholesale atom markets.

The authorities says the laws, introduced successful September 2020, volition unshackle farmers from having to merchantability their nutrient lone astatine regulated wholesale markets.

It argues farmers volition summation if ample traders, retailers and nutrient processors tin bargain straight from producers.

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