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India’s Modi to repeal controversial farm laws

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday he had decided to repeal three controversial farm laws against which farmers have protested for more than a year.

“Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” Modi said in an address to the nation.

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“In the parliament session starting later this month, we will complete the constitutional process to repeal these three agricultural laws.”

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