The priest of a Gurdwara from Haryana, Baba Ram Singh, who had joined the farmers’ protest, died by suicide immediately on the Delhi border, the place he reached final night. In a word, he stated he was sacrificing his life “to express anger and pain against the government’s injustice”.
“I feel the pain of farmers fighting to ensure their rights… I share their pain because the government is not doing justice to them. To inflict injustice is a sin, but it is also a sin to tolerate injustice. To support farmers, some have returned their awards to the government. I have decided to sacrifice myself,” learn the word he left.
The 65-year-old had shot himself, the police stated. “He was rushed to Park hospital in Panipat and was declared dead on arrival by the doctors,” stated Shyam Lal Poonia, the Deputy Police Commissioner of Sonipat. His physique is now on technique to Karnal, the place he lived, the officer added.
Since the tip of November, tens of 1000’s of farmers have gathered on the Delhi border from Punjab and Haryana, demanding that the three farm sector was handed by the federal government in September, be scrapped.
More than 20 of the protesters have died, the farmers’ representatives stated yesterday. A farmer chief from Maharashtra, Rishipal, stated one farmer has died every single day on a median for the reason that protest began.
“A Homage Day (Shraddhanjali Diwas) for all the farmers who lost their lives and became martyrs in the ongoing protest will be organised across the country in villages and tehsil headquarters on December 20 from 11 am to 1 pm,” he stated.