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Another protesting farmer dies of heart attack in Punjab’s Patiala; third such death during current farmers' protest

Narinderpal Singh was 43 and belonged to Patiala district

Another protesting farmer dies of heart attack in Punjab’s Patiala; third such death during current farmers' protest

The farmer's family awaits his body after the post-mortem. Photo: Rajesh Sachar



Tribune News Service

Patiala, February 19

One of the farmers who, along with other farmers, was protesting outside the house of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh here, died of suspected heart attack.

Narinderpal Singh was 43 and belonged to Patiala district.

According to information, Narinderpal had reached the Patiala dharna with his colleagues on February 17. On Sunday night, when his health suddenly started to deteriorate, he asked his fellow farmers to take him back to the village.

On way to the village, his condition deteriorated. Narindrapal was rushed to Government Rajindra Hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead. 

A resident of Bathoi Kalan village in Patiala, the deceased farmer has two daughters and a son.

This is the third such death during the recent farmers' protests. The first death was reported from the Shambhu border, the second from Khanauri.

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