(STL.News) The massive scale of a protest against farm laws in India’s Punjab state could be seen in drone footage on Sunday, February 21st.

One of the leaders of the protest said approximately 200,000 people had gathered at the rally in Barnala, including 50,000 women.

Farmers in India have been protesting for months against new agricultural laws they say will devastate their livelihood, and which Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government claims are needed to modernize Indian farming.

YouTube video provided courtesy of Global News

By STLNEWS

STL.News is owned and operated by STL.News, LLC. We publish States Top Leading News. Our news is timely, unbiased and content is obtained direct from the source to obtain reliable information. Additionally, we will publish YouTube news video from major media companies.