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Protests in India against new military recruitment policy intensify
June 18, 2022

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In India, nationwide protests have been intensified over new military recruitment policy.

People took to the streets in Bihar, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal demanding the government to reverse the policy. 

Indian authorities suspended Internet services to stop public gatherings and violent protests in Bihar state where trains were set on fire and public, private vehicles were attacked.

One protester was killed and dozens others injured in a series of protests in some regions of the country against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new policy to hire soldiers for short tenures.