NRIs of San Francisco Bay Area come out in support of India's Farm Laws
The United States had earlier come out in support of India's new farm laws, saying it welcomes steps that would "improve the efficiency" of Indian markets
The Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) of the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday organised a car rally to support farm laws introduced by the Indian government.
According to an ANI report carried by Business World, the car rally was organised at the Mission San Jose High school parking lot at 1:30 pm (EST). During the rally, the supporters chanted "Vande Mataram".
The United States had earlier come out in support of India's new farm laws, saying it welcomes steps that would "improve the efficiency" of Indian markets and attract greater private sector investment.
Reacting to the ongoing farm protests in India, a State Department spokesperson had said that Washington recognizes that "peaceful protests are a hallmark of any thriving democracy", adding that differences between the parties can be resolved through dialogue.
"We encourage that any differences between the parties be resolved through dialogue. In general, the United States welcomes steps that would improve the efficiency of India's markets and attract greater private sector investment," the spokesperson had added.
Farmers have been protesting on the borders of Delhi since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.