In eastern and western states, Indian farmers have blocked roads and railway tracks, delaying people from getting to work and preventing perishable produce from reaching markets.
Critics say India’s new agricultural reforms will restructure the agri-food sector for the benefit of private traders and multinational corporations, and ultimately to the detriment of farmers.
The confrontation happened when police tried to stop the farmers, from the northern state of Punjab, crossing a bridge about 200 kilometres from Delhi.
The move comes as Prime Minister Imran Khan's government struggles to boost the country's foreign exchange coffers that have been drained by a struggling economy, fiscal deficits and inflation.
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