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Farmers protesting reforms swarm Indian capital: 5 things to know

Union leader says growers can survive COVID 'but not anti-peasant laws'

Farmers at the Singhu border near Delhi protest against newly passed laws that they say benefit corporations.    © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- Unfazed by the cold weather and the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of farmers have been camping at the borders of the Indian capital city for a week to protest against the country's new agriculture laws which they fear may leave them at the mercy of corporations.

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