VOA常速新闻:印度东北部的暴力抗议使首都陷入供水危机

来源:普特英语听力 2019-02-07
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Voters in Niger are going to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament and to decide whether the president will receive a second five-year term. Mahamadou Issoufou is running with a promise to crush Islamist militants and increase development in the country.
 
Violent protests in northeastern India have plunged the capital of New Delhi into a water supply crisis. Haryana state has been the scene of a week of demonstrations by members of the rural Jat caste.  Jats are demanding federal and state benefits, including guaranteed government jobs and university placement.  The protests turned violent Friday, when demonstrators set fire to houses and railway stations and damaged equipment that transports water to New Delhi. This is VOA news.
 
Key Points

1.demonstrator n.游行示威者,证明者,示范者, 实物说明者

2.set fire to 放火烧, 点着了
 

 


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印度东北部的暴力抗议使首都新德里陷入供水危机。一周以来,哈里亚纳邦成为了农村贾特人的示威场所。他们要求联邦和邦里提供福利,其中包括保障性的政府工作和大学职位。周五,抗议演变为暴力活动。示威人群纵火焚毁了房屋和火车站并且破坏了向新德里供水的设备。VOA新闻报道。
 



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