Indian farmers demand government help

  • Indian farmers shout slogans during a rally at the end of their six day long march on foot, in Mumbai, India, Monday, March 12, 2018. Tens of thousands of farmers from across western India have arrived in Mumbai demanding, among other things, a waiver of farm loans and fair prices for their produce as India’s agriculture sector struggles amid years of declining earnings. The farmers reached India’s business capital Monday after marching on foot for up to six days and plan to surround the state legislature of the western state of Maharashtra in Mumbai. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

NEW DELHI — Tens of thousands of farmers who marched up to six days from across western India arrived Monday in the country’s business capital to demand loan waivers, fair prices for their produce and other help as India’s agriculture sector struggles from years of declining earnings.

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