Has Narendra Modi met his match? For almost a month, farmers have dug in for a struggle over a reform invoice that upends the subsidy system on the core of a sector that also employs greater than half the nation’s workforce. Protesters unmoved by makes an attempt to model them as harmful agitators or terrorists.
We ask a few deregulation that critics say was too essential to hurry by way of parliament. In what’s to turn out to be the world’s most populous nation, what future for small subsistence farming threatened by water guzzling, pesticides hungry money crops? Many on these farms are day laborers. What future for them?
Again within the capital, all eyes flip to a main minister who in six and-a-half years has at all times stared down challenges and protest, be it over demonetization, Kashmir, citizenship for non-Muslims. This time, will he be pressured to bend… and even, to again down?
Produced by Charles Wente, Juliette Laurain and Imen Mellaz.