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Punjab farmer found dead at Singhu border

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 10, 2021 4:27 pm -- Updated:November 10, 2021 4:43 pm

A Punjab farmer, who had been participating in protests against the Centre's three farm laws, was found hanging from a tree near the Singhu border in Haryana on Wednesday, said the police.

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The deceased has been identified as Gurpreet Singh of Roorkee village in Amroha of Fatehgarh Sahib. The body has been sent to a local hospital in Sonipat for a post-mortem examination. He had been camping at Singhu.

Punjab farmer found hanging at Singhu border - TheFactNews

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Hundreds of farmers have been camping at the Delhi borders since November 2020 demanding the repeal of the three farm laws — Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; Farmers' (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020. They are also demanding a new law to guarantee the minimum support price (MSP) for crops.

-PTC News

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