What are these Farmers Strikes in India?

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 - 8:30am to 9:00am

Farmers have been striking in India since August last year in opposition to a tranche of agri-reform laws that were passed in September. The protests have been massive – tens of millions of people – but then again, India has a population of 1.4 billion people. So what are these farmers protests about and how should we understand them?


On the show today is Shivani Kaul from Bigool Mazdoor Dasta.

Tuesday 8:30am to 9:00am
A program by and about women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.


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