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Angry Indian farmers to protest near parliament

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By Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian farmers, protesting over three new farm laws they say threaten their livelihoods, will start a sit-in near parliament in the centre of the capital New Delhi in a renewed push to pressure the government to repeal the laws. In the longest-running growers’ protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways leading to New Delhi for more than seven months. As India’s monsoon session of parliament began this week, some protesting farmers tried to march towards the main government di…

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