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Ghazipur Border: 57-Year-Old Protesting Farmer Dies Of Heart Attack

Mohar Singh, hailing from Baghpat district was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, an official said.

Ghazipur Border: 57-Year-Old Protesting Farmer Dies Of Heart Attack
Farmers listen to a speaker at the Singhu border during their ongoing protest against farm laws, in New Delhi. | PTI
Ghazipur Border: 57-Year-Old Protesting Farmer Dies Of Heart Attack
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2021-01-02T09:09:36+05:30

A 57-year-old farmer died of heart attack while protesting the Centre’s new farm laws at the Ghazipur border on Friday.

Mohar Singh, a resident of Bhagwanpur Nangal village in Baghpat district was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, an official said.

Indirapuram DSP Anshu Jain told PTI that as per medical information, the farmer died due to a heart attack.

Commenting on the incident, the state president of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), Rajbir Singh, said all the farmers who died during the protest must be declared as a martyr.

The body was wrapped in a BKU flag. BKU leader Rakesh Tikait paid homage to the deceased.
On New Year’s eve, a tribute was paid to all farmers who died during the protest. A candlelight march was also held.

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