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Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, author, and former journalist who has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary in the May government from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. He has been described as belonging to the ideological tradition of one-nation conservatism, as well as national conservatism.

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UK Schools to Reopen ‘As Fast As Possible’, says Johnson [Video]

UK Schools to Reopen ‘As Fast As Possible’, says Johnson

Pressure is growing on the UK government to reopen schools, as MPs called for a ‘route map’ amid concerns for children’s education. “There’s nothing I want to do more than reopen schools,..

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Johnson hints at lockdown easing as he faces pressure to reopen schools [Video]

Johnson hints at lockdown easing as he faces pressure to reopen schools

Boris Johnson is examining whether some lockdown measures could be lifted oncethe highest priority groups have been vaccinated as he came under pressure toreopen England’s schools.

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PM will consider relaxing Covid measures in mid-Feb [Video]

PM will consider relaxing Covid measures in mid-Feb

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government may consider relaxing some of the Covid restrictions in mid-February depending on the rate and number of infections. His comments came as he visited..

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A former nursery nurse uses her make-up skills during lockdown [Video]

A former nursery nurse uses her make-up skills during lockdown

A former nursery nurse who taught herself make-up skills by paintingchildren’s faces at work is using her incredible talent to transform herselfinto famous people. Toni-Louise Fay's knack for face..

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Jenrick visits Al-Abbas Mosque vaccination centre in Birmingham [Video]

Jenrick visits Al-Abbas Mosque vaccination centre in Birmingham

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick visits Al-Abbas Islamic Centre inBirmingham, which is being used as a vaccination centre. It comes as earlyevidence suggests the UK coronavirus variant may be more..

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Doctors call for time between vaccine doses to be reduced [Video]

Doctors call for time between vaccine doses to be reduced

Scientists have warned there can be no early easing of lockdown rules afterevidence the mutant coronavirus variant which emerged in the South East ofEngland may be more deadly than the original strain...

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All you need to know from the Government's coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the Government's coronavirus briefing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Government could take further action toprotect the country’s borders to prevent new coronavirus variants fromentering during the latest Covid-19 briefing.

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New variant may carry higher risk of death -UK's Johnson [Video]

New variant may carry higher risk of death -UK's Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday the new English variant of COVID-19 may be associated with a higher level of mortality although he said evidence showed that both vaccines being used..

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Boris Johnson: Some evidence UK variant is more deadly than original virus [Video]

Boris Johnson: Some evidence UK variant is more deadly than original virus

The new variant of coronavirus that has emerged in the UK may be associatedwith a higher mortality rate, Boris Johnson has warned.

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Nissan Commits to UK's Sunderland Plant After Brexit Deal [Video]

Nissan Commits to UK's Sunderland Plant After Brexit Deal

Japanese car maker Nissan has confirmed it will maintain its operation in Britain, as a result of the post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU. The future of the company’s plant in..

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Boris Johnson on 'absolutely crucial' need to follow lockdown rules [Video]

Boris Johnson on 'absolutely crucial' need to follow lockdown rules

Boris Johnson has said it is “absolutely crucial” to follow lockdown rules “inwhat is unquestionably going to be a tough few weeks ahead”. The PrimeMinister said research, including the React..

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Boris Johnson warns more needed to build long-term flood resilience [Video]

Boris Johnson warns more needed to build long-term flood resilience

Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks about flood relief on a visit to Didsbury,Greater Manchester, and discusses the success of the Covid vaccinationprogramme. He thanked the Environment Agency for its..

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Starmer attacks PM's 'inadequate' flood response [Video]

Starmer attacks PM's 'inadequate' flood response

Sir Keir Starmer has attacked Boris Johnson over his "inadequate" response to flooding around the UK and many "unfulfilled promises". Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM praises flood protection efforts on visit to Didsbury [Video]

PM praises flood protection efforts on visit to Didsbury

On a visit to Didsbury, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has praised the flood protection efforts put in place in areas of Greater Manchester due to the risk of flooding from Storm Christoph. Report by..

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PM too early to tell when we can lift restrictions [Video]

PM too early to tell when we can lift restrictions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that it is too early to tell when coronavirus restrictions will be able to be lifted, but data is showing how contagious the new variant of the virus is. Report by..

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Watch: PM Modi, world leaders congratulate President Biden | Who said what [Video]

Watch: PM Modi, world leaders congratulate President Biden | Who said what

Joe Biden took oath as 46th President of the United States with Kamala Harris as vice-president. Wishes poured him from world leaders congratulating the new administration. Prime Minister also..

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Still 'tough weeks to come' in the pandemic, says Johnson [Video]

Still 'tough weeks to come' in the pandemic, says Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressed there are still “tough weeks to come” inthe pandemic. From Downing Street, he told the media: “We’re going absolutelyas fast as we can and it is literally..

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Johnson: Biden inauguration a 'step forward' for the US after 'bumpy period' [Video]

Johnson: Biden inauguration a 'step forward' for the US after 'bumpy period'

Boris Johnson said the inauguration of Joe Biden was a “step forward” for theUS after a “bumpy period”. Mr Johnson, who had a close but sometimes difficultrelationship with Donald Trump, said..

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PM chairs Cobra meeting as Storm Christoph threatens floods [Video]

PM chairs Cobra meeting as Storm Christoph threatens floods

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has chaired a Cobra crisis meeting as major incidents are declared in Greater Manchester, South Yorkshire and Cheshire due to Storm Christoph. The storm is expected to..

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PM warns more Covid deaths in 'tough weeks to come' [Video]

PM warns more Covid deaths in 'tough weeks to come'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns that there are "more tough weeks to come" with deaths from coronavirus, and that infection rates are "not flattening very fast", as he urges people to continue to..

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PM defends Covid response amid border criticism [Video]

PM defends Covid response amid border criticism

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended his response to the coronavirus pandemic, despite criticism that he should have closed the border earlier. Mr Johnson said that Britain now has one of the..

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PM on President Biden being 'woke' [Video]

PM on President Biden being 'woke'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to answer whether he thinks President Biden is 'woke' but says he and the new US president share many values. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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PMQs blighted by tech issues as MP's phone rings and connections lost [Video]

PMQs blighted by tech issues as MP's phone rings and connections lost

Prime Minister’s Questions descended into chaos as technology woes and anuisance phone call hit MPs while trying to quiz Boris Johnson. ConservativeNeil O’Brien was the first to experience issues..

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Johnson calls for action against 'devastating' climate change with new coalition

johnson calls for action against 'devastating' climate change with new coalition
Boris Johnson will call for countries to do more to tackle the "devastating" effects of climate change, as he launches a new partnership with five other countries and the United Nations.
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Sturgeon to seek 'legal referendum' on Scottish independence

sturgeon to seek 'legal referendum' on scottish independence
Nicola Sturgeon has accused Boris Johnson of being "frightened of democracy" and said she will seek a "legal referendum" on Scottish independence.
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Johnson speaks to Biden in phone call - with hopes of 'deepening longstanding alliance' with US

johnson speaks to biden in phone call - with hopes of 'deepening longstanding alliance' with us
Boris Johnson has spoken to the newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden in a Saturday evening phone call to Washington DC.
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Kenneth Branagh to play Boris Johnson in new TV pandemic drama

kenneth branagh to play boris johnson in new tv pandemic drama
Award-winning actor Kenneth Branagh is to play Boris Johnson in a new TV drama charting the country's COVID pandemic through the eyes of the prime minister.
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'More flooding to come' PM warns as Storm Christoph brings more rain to UK

'more flooding to come' pm warns as storm christoph brings more rain to uk
Boris Johnson has warned there will be more flooding to come next week amid severe "danger to life" flood warnings as Storm Christoph batters parts of the country.
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No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by Obama

no 10 refuses to criticise biden for removing churchill bust - despite pm's disapproval of same move by obama
Downing Street has declined to criticise US President Joe Biden for removing a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office - despite Boris Johnson having previously criticised "part-Kenyan" Barack..
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Is Biden woke? Boris Johnson says there's 'nothing wrong' if he is

is biden woke? boris johnson says there's 'nothing wrong' if he is
Is Joe Biden woke? Needless to say there are many more weighty questions flowing from the inauguration of a new mainstream liberal internationalist US president.
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PM accused of 'overruling' Priti Patel's call to shut UK's borders

pm accused of 'overruling' priti patel's call to shut uk's borders
Boris Johnson has been accused of "overruling" Home Secretary Priti Patel - after she claimed she argued for the shutting of the UK's borders at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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PM to chair emergency COBRA meeting over 'volatile' Storm Christoph flooding threat

Boris Johnson has told MPs he will chair a meeting of the COBRA emergency committee in response to Storm Christoph.
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May attacks Johnson for 'abandoning moral leadership'

may attacks johnson for 'abandoning moral leadership'
Theresa May has launched an unusually fierce attack on Boris Johnson, accusing him of "abandoning" Britain's "moral leadership".
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Boris Johnson 'does not have a nap' during the day, Downing Street says

boris johnson 'does not have a nap' during the day, downing street says
Boris Johnson does not take naps during the day and claims that the prime minister likes an afternoon snooze are "untrue", Number 10 has said.
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UK invites PM Modi to attend G7 summit in June, says this about Boris Johnson's India visit

UK has also invited leaders from Australia and South Korea to attend as guest countries to deepen the expertise and experience around the table.
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Tiny Cornwall seaside resort to host G7 summit of world leaders

tiny cornwall seaside resort to host g7 summit of world leaders
Boris Johnson will host this year's G7 summit in the tiny seaside resort of Carbis Bay in Cornwall, where he will urge world leaders to unite in "building back better" from the pandemic.
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School closures could wipe out a decade of progress for less privileged pupils

school closures could wipe out a decade of progress for less privileged pupils
Closing schools has been one of the most painful consequences of the pandemic - the action Boris Johnson described as his "last resort".
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Rashford leads celebs with letter to PM for 'urgent review' on free school meals

rashford leads celebs with letter to pm for 'urgent review' on free school meals
Footballer Marcus Rashford has written to Boris Johnson to call for an "urgent review" on free school meals, stressing a need for reform to keep the initiative going for the long-term.
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PM defends close relationship with Trump ahead of president's impeachment vote

pm defends close relationship with trump ahead of president's impeachment vote
Boris Johnson has defended his close relationship with Donald Trump, just hours before the outgoing president is expected to become the first US leader to be impeached twice.
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PM says lockdown 'starting to show signs of some effect' - but doesn't rule out tougher action

pm says lockdown 'starting to show signs of some effect' - but doesn't rule out tougher action
Boris Johnson has told MPs that recent coronavirus restrictions "are starting to show signs of some effect" - but he refused to rule out even tougher measures.
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UK-based Hindu groups call upon Prime Minister Boris Johnson to act against persecution of Hindus in Pakistan

Hindu community groups based in the United Kingdom on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Boris Jhonson seeking urgent action against "rampant persecution of Hindus in Pakistan." Hindu Forum of..
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China attacks PM after he suggests COVID-19 could have spread from people grinding pangolin scales

china attacks pm after he suggests covid-19 could have spread from people grinding pangolin scales
China has accused Boris Johnson of engaging in "groundless conjecture" after he suggested that coronavirus could have spread from people grinding up the scales of pangolins.
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How far can you go for exercise during lockdown?

how far can you go for exercise during lockdown?
Boris Johnson was spotted cycling seven miles from Downing Street, raising questions as to how far you can go for exercise under lockdown rules.
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100 UK MPs, Lords write to PM Boris Johnson on farmers protest in India


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Is lockdown 3 working? People more accustomed to bending the rules, mobility data shows

is lockdown 3 working? people more accustomed to bending the rules, mobility data shows
On 4 January, Boris Johnson told England to stay at home. Again.
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PM criticised for being too secretive about scientific advice that led to tiers and lockdowns in England

pm criticised for being too secretive about scientific advice that led to tiers and lockdowns in england
Boris Johnson has been slammed by MPs for being too secretive about the scientific advice that informed lockdowns and the tier system in England.
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Farmers claim UK PM Boris Johnson cancelling India visit is their victory: Top developments


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3 probabilities after UK PM Boris Johnson deferring India visit on Republic Day


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'We have no choice': Johnson says new lockdown needed as 'the facts are changing'

Boris Johnson says he had "no choice" but to implement another national lockdown in England as "the facts are changing" on coronavirus infections.
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Shashi Tharoor suggests cancelling Republic Day festivities, says crowds during COVID-19 will be irresponsible

Boris Johnson, who was scheduled to attend the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi as chief guest, has cancelled his visit to India.
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Boris Johnson facing showdown with Tory COVID-19 lockdown rebels

boris johnson facing showdown with tory covid-19 lockdown rebels
Boris Johnson is facing a showdown with Conservative backbench COVID-19 lockdown rebels in the second Commons recall of the Christmas recess.
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No R-Day guest likely as Johnson cancels visit

DELHI/ LONDON: Weeks ahead of the January 26 Republic Day celebrations, at which he was going to be the chief guest, UK PM Boris Johnson Tuesday cancelled his visit to India citing fresh lockdown in..
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Why UK PM Boris Johnson postponing his India visit is a boon in disguise for Modi govt


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What does it take to vaccinate 13 million people in six weeks?

what does it take to vaccinate 13 million people in six weeks?
Boris Johnson has promised to vaccinate more than 13 million people by the middle of February, but experts say it will be an "ambitious" challenge.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson not coming to India for Republic Day

UK PM Boris Johnson called PM Modi and regretted that he would have to cancel his visit to India because of the serious Corona Virus related situation
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UK PM Boris Johnson cancels India visit


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Did the PM ignore his scientific advisers in the run-up to lockdown?

did the pm ignore his scientific advisers in the run-up to lockdown?
Boris Johnson has faced claims that he ignored scientific advice in the run-up to imposing a third national lockdown in England.
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PM to hold Downing Street news conference at 5pm

Boris Johnson will hold a news conference with England's chief medical officer and chief scientific adviser later today, Downing Street has said.
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What is the science that persuaded PM to call third England lockdown?

what is the science that persuaded pm to call third england lockdown?
Boris Johnson put science and data right at the beginning of his address to the nation, to explain why he was about to announce England's third national lockdown.
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Covid in England: Professional sport to continue after government announcement

Professional sport in England will be allowed to continue behind closed doors, despite a new national lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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PM's vaccine target: Offer jabs to everyone in top four priority groups by mid-February

Boris Johnson has outlined the NHS's "realistic expectations" for the vaccination programme in the coming weeks as England and Scotland head into new national lockdowns.
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PM's vaccine targets aimed at lifting many COVID restrictions

pm's vaccine targets aimed at lifting many covid restrictions
Boris Johnson has outlined the NHS's "realistic expectations" for the vaccination programme in the coming weeks as England and Scotland go into a new lockdown.
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PM announces new national lockdown for England with people urged to 'stay at home' from tonight

Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England, with people urged to "stay at home" as they did during March's first lockdown.
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PM announces new lockdown for England which is expected to last until mid-February

pm announces new lockdown for england which is expected to last until mid-february
Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England - with people instructed to "stay at home" as they did during last March's first shutdown.
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PM to set out 'further steps' to combat COVID spread in TV address at 8pm

Boris Johnson will make a TV address tonight to set out "further steps" to combat the spread of COVID-19.
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Republic Day parade to be shorter this year with fewer spectators, smaller marching contingents

UK PM Boris Johnson will also be attending this year's Republic Day celebrations as chief guest.
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PM expects 'tens of millions' of vaccine jabs to be given in next three months

Boris Johnson says he expects "tens of millions" of coronavirus vaccine jabs to be administered in the UK over the next three months.
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PM says 'schools are safe' but warns of possible tighter restrictions to come

Boris Johnson has said "there is no doubt in my mind that schools are safe" and advised parents to send their children in tomorrow despite rising COVID-19 cases.
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Will hold tractor parade towards Delhi on Jan 26 if demands not met: Farmer unions

Hardening their position ahead of the next round of talks with the government, protesting farmer unions on Saturday said they will take out a tractor parade towards Delhi on January 26, when the..
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Data firm puts PM Narendra Modi's net approval at 55 per cent

The similar figure for German Chancellor Angela Merkel is 24 per cent while it is in the negative for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson as more people disapprove of his work than those who approve it...
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Looking forward to welcome UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson: India

India on Thursday said it was looking forward to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's visit here next month, amid reports that the trip may not be possible because of the rapidly-spreading mutated..
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Amid concerns over new COVID-19 strain, British PM Boris Johnson's R-Day visit to India 'on track'

There are reports claiming that the visit may not take place due to the rapidly spreading mutated version of the virus in the country.
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National Farmers Day: Farmer unions to take call on Centre's letter today

There farmers' leader said that they would write to Britain MPs, requesting them to press their PM Boris Johnson not to attend India's Republic Day.
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