| Ludhiana |
September 26, 2020 4:34:25 am
At the forefront of several protests by farmers in Punjab on Friday were some unusual figures: two 20-year-old college students, a 33-year-old activist, and a teenage school dropout — all women.
They raised slogans of revolution and addressed large, mostly male gatherings of farmers, at which they delivered passionate, critiques of the Centre’s agriculture policies.
Punjab and Haryana were the epicentre of nationwide protests by over 350 farmers’ organisations under the umbrella of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee against the three farm Bills that were passed by…