Capt announces Rs 5 lakh each for 2 farmers who died during stir

Capt announces Rs 5 lakh each for 2 farmers who died during stir

The farmers belonged to Mansa and Moga districts

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 3

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed grief over the death of two farmers, Gurjant Singh and Gurbachan Singh, who were participating in the ongoing protests against the farm laws.

The Chief Minister has announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the farmers, hailing from Mansa and Moga districts, respectively.

Extending his condolences to the bereaved families, the Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty to give them courage to bear the irreparable loss and grant peace to the departed souls.

Gurjant Singh of Bachhoana village in Mansa died in Delhi during the agitation against the farm laws while Gurbachan Singh (80) of Bhinder Khurd village in Moga district died of a heart attack during a protest in Moga on Wednesday.

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