Indian opposition unites to oppose Modi land reform push

March 17, 2015 2:51 PM

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Indian opposition unites to oppose Modi land reform push

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's usually fractious opposition parties joined forces on Tuesday for a march against a bill to ease land acquisition rules, a rare show of unity that bodes badly for a key part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic overhaul plans.

Opposition parties from across the political spectrum, including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, walked from parliament to the president's home demanding the government drop its plans.

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