Authorities in Uttar Pradesh state call for Ghazipur protest camp to be cleared, but farmers say they would not budge.
from https://www.aljazeera.com/news shared with thanks 29 Jan 2021
Farmers arrive with blankets and mattresses for others at the Ghazipur site outside New Delhi [Danish Siddiqui/Reuters]
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