Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is repealing contentious farm laws now

Narendra Modi’s U-turn after a year of farmer protests is considered a political move ahead of key Indian elections next year, Arpan Rai reports from Delhi

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<p>Farmers celebrate news of the repeal of India’s farm laws</p>
Farmers celebrate news of the repeal of India’s farm laws (AP)

More than a year after passing three contentious farm laws, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to repeal the legislation that had sparked huge protests and saw the roads leading to India’s national capital blockaded by tens of thousands of farmers. …….

Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/world/narendra-modi-farmers-laws-repealed-b1960873.html

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