Farmers in India are blocking highways as they demand change in the agriculture industry.
Thousands of farmers commit suicide each year because of debt, poor crop yields, and competition from cheap imports.
Five farmers were shot dead by police in recent demonstrations and a union leader has now been arrested.
Al Jazeera’s Caroline Malone reports.
– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Categorised in: International