Long march for land

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Landless farmers prepare for the day's march during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. Thousands of poor farmers have ended their march to New Delhi after the government agreed to formulate a new reform policy, providing land rights to them and fast tracking settlement of their land disputes. AP/Kevin Frayer

Landless farmers prepare for the day's march during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. Thousands of poor farmers have ended their march to New Delhi after the government agreed to formulate a new reform policy, providing land rights to them and fast tracking settlement of their land disputes. AP/Kevin Frayer

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Landless farmer woman carries her child and marches during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. The protesters from nearly a dozen states set out on a 320-kilometer (200-mile) march from Gwalior nine days ago under the banner of 'Ekta Parishad'. AP/Kevin Frayer

Landless farmer woman carries her child and marches during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. The protesters from nearly a dozen states set out on a 320-kilometer (200-mile) march from Gwalior nine days ago under the banner of 'Ekta Parishad'. AP/Kevin Frayer

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Landless farmers rest before starting the day's march during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. AP/Kevin Frayer

Landless farmers rest before starting the day's march during the "Jan Satyagraha," near Agra. AP/Kevin Frayer

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Landless farmers gather for an entertainment programme as they halt for the night, during the "Jan Satyagraha" march to New Delhi to highlight the problems of India's landless, near Agra. AP/Kevin Frayer

Landless farmers gather for an entertainment programme as they halt for the night, during the "Jan Satyagraha" march to New Delhi to highlight the problems of India's landless, near Agra. AP/Kevin Frayer

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'Jan Satyagraha' protesters celebrate after an agreement between Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Ekta Parishad's promoter PV Rajagopal in Agra. PTI/Shahbaz Khan

'Jan Satyagraha' protesters celebrate after an agreement between Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Ekta Parishad's promoter PV Rajagopal in Agra. PTI/Shahbaz Khan

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