‘Protests work’: Critics of India farm laws rejoice as Modi announces repeal

Modi will find it hard to argue that the repeal was not for electoral gains, experts say

Shweta Sharma1 day ago 1 comments

<p>Indian farmers celebrate at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border after the announcement of the repeal of the farm laws</p>
Indian farmers celebrate at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border after the announcement of the repeal of the farm laws (EPA)

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The surprise decision by India’s prime minister Narendra Modi to repeal three contentious farm laws has been hailed as a “victory against injustice” by critics who said the move was politically motivated ahead of state elections.

On Friday, Indians woke up to the announcement that Mr Modi’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government would be making a U-turn ….

Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/india/modi-three-farm-laws-repeal-twitter-b1960724.html

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