In August 2020, Indian farmers started protesting against new laws that they see as the start of deregulating their industry. Moved by watching the protest scenes, Jaskanwar Singh, a history and politics student in Leicester, hopped on a plane to India. Visiting the Tikri border, he witnessed at first hand accounts of the protests on the ground. One thing he observed was the kindness of protesters.

“At 1.30 am I got to the border and I was in a car with six others,” he said. “We thought we’d just sleep in the car. The driver went out and noticed that there were empty mattresses outside, so ...


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