Tractors, trucks block India’s roads as farm protests widen

Tractors, trucks block India's roads as farm protests widen

People attend a Maha Panchayat or grand village council meeting as part of a farmers’ protest against farm laws at Bhainswal in Shamli district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 5, 2021 Reuters Saturday‚Äôs three-hour road blockade started around noon across the country, except in New Delhi and a couple of neighbouring […]

Trucks, tractors obstruct India’s roads as farm protests spread

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

Reuters | Published: February 06, 2021 17:47:55 Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders to pressure the government to roll back agricultural reforms that have triggered months-long protests. While the initial protests were started by rice and wheat growers from northern Indian who camped out on […]