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Two of India’s richest men caught in crossfire over farming laws

The new farm legislation, passed in Sept, will allow private firms to buy produce directly from farmers, moving from the decades-old system of state-run wholesale buyers and markets that guaranteed MSP 6 min read   .   17 Jan 2021 Bloomberg For weeks, thousands of farmers have camped outside Delhi, demanding the withdrawal of recently passed farm laws they say, without evidence, was designed to allow billionaires such as Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani to enter farming. The tycoons say they have no such interest. Over 1,500 phone towers of Ambani’s wireless carrier were vandalized last month Two of India’s richest men have landed in an unlikely  controversy over farming laws , becoming targets of protesters who allege the tycoons have benefited from their close links to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For weeks, tens of thousands of farmers have camped outside the nation’s capital, demanding the withdrawal of recently passed legislation they say, without evidence, was designed to allow bi
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