Indian farmers fight for floor price guarantee as protests turn violent

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Updated February 18 2024 - 3:08pm, first published 2:30pm
Indian farmers are seeking legislation that would provide a price safety net for all produce. Picture supplied.
Indian farmers are seeking legislation that would provide a price safety net for all produce. Picture supplied.

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers marching towards New Delhi in a fight to force the government to set guaranteed minimum prices for crop production have hit pause after agreeing to return to the negotiating table on Sunday.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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