Farmer dies during protest at Buttari Railway Station

Farmer dies during protest at Buttari Railway Station

Amritsar, October 24

A farm activist passed away during the ongoing agitation at Buttari Railway Station near Beas here in the wee hours today. Joginder Singh of Cheema Khurd village was associated with the Jamhoori Kisan Sabha.

The protest against the farm laws entered the 24th day today. The farm leaders said Joginder Singh was regularly attending the protest events. Senior farmer leaders, besides Communist leader Mangat Ram Pasla, paid respects to the farmer. Reaching out to the farmer bodies protesting at Buttari, the district administration officials announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family of the deceased and a job for one member of the family. The protest is also going on continously outside the residence of Rajya Sabha member Shwait Malik, toll plazas and outside Reliance Group petrol pumps. — TNS

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