Two farmers participating in the ongoing agitation at Tikri border lost their lives in the past 24 hours. A Punjab farmer, identified as Dhanna Singh (65) of Tunda village in Patiala, died reportedly of cardiac arrest at Tikri border in the wee hours of Wednesday. A Rohtak farmer — Jai Bhagwan (42) of Pakasma village — who had consumed poison at Tikri yesterday succumbed during treatment at a hospital in Delhi today.
Sources said Dhanna had been camping in Bahadurgarh for the past several days. He went to bed on Tuesday as usual but did not wake up this morning. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital in Bahadurgarh where he was declared brought dead.
Jai Bhagwan had consumed poison near the main dharna spot at Tikri. In the suicide note, he said he was a small farmer and many peasants had taken to the streets to protest against the farm laws.Sonepat: A 34-year-old farmer died reportedly due to cardiac arrest at Kundli on Wednesday. He has been identified as Jagjeet Singh of Ludhiana’s Dhatt village