India’s farmers renew protests, call for nationwide strike


              An ambulance rides through a deserted street as left party activists attend a meeting in support of nation-wide shutdown to protest against the contentious farm laws in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Monday, Sept.27, 2021. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
            
              A man walks in the rain as vehicles stayed off the roads during a nation-wide shutdown to protest against the contentious farm laws in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Monday, Sept.27, 2021. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
            
              A man wearing a mask stands outside a closed shop during a nation-wide shutdown to protest against the contentious farm laws in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Monday, Sept.27, 2021. Shops remained shut and most vehicles stayed off the roads in this southern state where the ruling Left Democratic Front called for a total shutdown. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
            Members of Communist Party of India shout slogans during a protest against farm laws in Mumbai, India Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The farmers called for a nation-wide strike Monday to mark one year since the legislation was passed, marking a return to protests that began over a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) Members of Communist Party of India shout slogans during a protest against farm laws in Mumbai, India Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The farmers called for a nation-wide strike Monday to mark one year since the legislation was passed, marking a return to protests that began over a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) Members of Communist Party of India shout slogans during a protest against farm laws in Mumbai, India Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The farmers called for a nation-wide strike Monday to mark one year since the legislation was passed, marking a return to protests that began over a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) Members of Communist Party of India shout slogans during a protest against farm laws in Mumbai, India Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The farmers called for a nation-wide strike Monday to mark one year since the legislation was passed, marking a return to protests that began over a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)