Why India's farmers are protesting again

Unions march towards capital as government accused of failing to keep promises made after 2020-21 demonstrations

Protesters are pictured being targeted with tear gas
Tear gas is fired at protesting farmers near Ambala on the Haryana-Punjab state border
(Image credit: Narinder Nanu / AFP via Getty Images)

Thousands of farmers are taking their tractors to India's streets to demand government action over crop prices and regulations. 

The "Delhi Chalo", or "Let's go to Delhi" march, said Reuters, has "brought back memories of the chaos" of 2020-21, when millions of farmers united to protest against the introduction of three agriculture laws. 

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