Indian farmers’ protests forced #Modi to back down on new laws. So why aren’t they going home?

Paramjeet Kaur, a 57-year-old farmer at the Singhu protest site, said Modi’s backdown was politically motivated.”Uttar Pradesh is going from his hands, Punjab is going from his hands … that’s why he took back the laws,” she said.In May, the BJP suffered a loss in West Bengal — a state it had considered a guaranteed win. Meanwhile, polls show the BJP’s lead in Uttar Pradesh has weakened.Angering farmers could see Modi lose a sizable number of votes.

Source: Indian farmers’ protests forced Modi to back down on new laws. So why aren’t they going home? – CNN