Updated February 16th, 2024 at 12:44 IST

Delhi Chalo: Protesting Farmer Dies of Heart Attack at Shambhu Border

A 78-year-old farmer from Punjab who was a part of the 'Delhi Chalo' protest died early Friday morning after he suffered a heart attack.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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New Delhi: A 78-year-old farmer from Punjab who was a part of the Delhi Chalo protest died early Friday morning after he suffered a heart attack. 

The farmer has been identified as Gyan Singh, who was a resident of Chacheki village in Gurdaspur district. 

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Singh was present at the Shambhu border along with thousands of other farmers. 

He was sleeping in a trolley with five other farmers. He reported being uneasy at around 3 am, his nephew Jagdish Singh told media. 

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Bharat Bandh has been called by several protesting farmer unions. In view of farmers' call, 'restrictions have been imposed in Delhi-NCR. 

Authorities have imposed section 144 in the region. 

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A five hour talk took place on Thursday evening between Centre and farmers. However the parties could not reach to a resolution in the meeting. Another round of Centre-Farmer talks will take place on February 18. 
 

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Published February 16th, 2024 at 12:21 IST