2020–21 Indian farmers' protest

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2020–2021 Indian farmers' protest
2020 Indian farmers' protest - sitting protest.jpg
Date9 August 2020[1] – present
(10 months and 1 week)
Location
Caused by
Goals
Methods
StatusOngoing
Parties to the civil conflict
Number
Unverified
Casualties
Over 159 dead since 27 January 2021, including 7 suicides, thousands injured
(see section Fatalities for more details)
Infrastructure damage:
National highways dug up by police to stop protestors from marching to capital[2]
Over 1,500 telecom tower sites damaged (as of 28 Dec)[3]

The 2020–21 Indian farmers' protest is a protest that is taking place right now in India. It was caused when Parliament passed three new laws. A lot of people think that these laws will hurt farmers and put them under the control of big farming corporations.

A lot of the farmers who are protesting are from Punjab and Haryana states.

References[change | change source]

  1. AIKSCC holds protest against Agri Ordinances Archived 4 October 2020 at the Wayback Machine. 9 August 2020, The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  2. "Farmers' Protest: Haryana Govt Digs Trenches to Stop Delhi March, Farmers Undeterred". www.thequint.com. 27 November 2020. Archived from the original on 2021-01-22. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  3. "Protestors damage over 1,500 telecom towers in Punjab". Archived from the original on 2021-01-12. Retrieved 11 January 2021.