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Will India's Farmers Rein in Modi's Power?

Sumit Ganguly and Surupa Gupta join Brian Hanson to discuss the impact of widespread protests to reform the agricultural sector.
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Tens of thousands of farmers have been protesting agriculture reform in India since November, drawing global attention and celebrity support. Sumit Ganguly and Surupa Gupta join Deep Dish to explain the economic and social impact of the movement and what it might mean for Prime Minister Modi’s hold on political power.

About the Guests
Sumit Ganguly
Foreign Policy columnist; Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian cultures and civilizations, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Surupa Gupta
Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, University of Mary Washington.
Vice President, Studies
Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson