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Thousands of farmers in India commemorated Friday the completion of one year of permanent camping around New Delhi against laws to liberalize the sector.

Massive demonstrations continue on the outskirts of the national capital despite the government's announcement that it will soon repeal the controversial legislation that has generated backlash among large sections of the farming community.

Farmers' unions now demand that the minimum support price (MSP) be extended to all agricultural products, that the government withdraw cases opened against some protesters and the resignation of a minister.

"One long year of struggle, determination and fight. PM Modi says - Farm laws to be repealed in next parliament session, but what about MSP? Isn't it our farmers' right?" underlined Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) - a coalition of farmers' organizations behind the protests - in a statement.

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