Rs 5 lakh relief each for families of 2 farmers

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 3

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed grief over the death of two farmers, Gurjant Singh and Gurbachan Singh, while participating in the ongoing protests against the Central agriculture laws.

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

Extending his condolences to the bereaved families of the deceased farmers, the Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty to give them courage to bear the irreparable loss in this hour of grief and grant eternal peace to the departed souls.

Notably, Gurjant Singh, from Bachhoana village in Mansa district, died in Delhi, while Gurbachan Singh (80), from Bhinder Khurd village in Moga district, died due to a massive heart attack during a protest at Moga on Wednesday.

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