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2 IPS officers at Singhu border test COVID-19 +ve amid farmers' protest

The deadlock between tens of thousands protesting farmers -- mostly from Punjab and Haryana -- and the Centre over new farm laws continues despite a "written assurance" by the government over a series of amendments, including written assurances for minimum support price (MSP), one of the key demands. The farmers fear the laws will destroy their livelihoods. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday assured a government-regulated agriculture market system will not be dismantled.

News source ~ BI