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Indian Farmers return to their villages ending their year long protest

After the Centre's decision to repeal the three farm laws, Protesters chose to go back home

An Indian farmer dismantles his tents after United Farmers Front- Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leaders announced to call off their agitation at Gazipur border in New Delhi on India Dec. 11, 2021. Photographs and video by Rajeev Bhatt

The protest by Indian farmers has officially come to an end today after one whole year. The protesters took down their makeshift camping structures from the protest sites at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders and organized a victory march back home.

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait with other farmers celebrates as they prepare to leave for their homes from at Ghazipur border after the yearlong agitation against contentious farm reform laws, in New Delhi, on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. Farmers have called off their agitation after receiving a formal letter from the Center on Thursday agreeing to their pending demands.

Arrangements have been made to welcome farmers back to their native states as they head home on their tractors.

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