On Sunday, a 49-year-old farmer from India’s Haryana supported the agitation against the Modi govt’s modern farm laws, performed suicide at India’s Tikri-Bahadurgarh border. The victim, known as Rajbir of Hisar district, killed himself from a tree. He was part of the progressive farmers’ sit-in rally being staged at the national border against the three farm laws and requirements. Indian Bahadurgarh City police station SHO, Vijay Kumar said, “The offering, Rajbir, addressed from a village in Hisar district, he was seen hanging from a tree.
Police said, In a letter purportedly left behind by Rajbir, it is stated that the three farm laws were tried for him to take the final step. He also stated that the Centre should meet his last wish by repealing the law. A farmer from Jind in Haryana had allegedly hanged himself from a tree, only 2 km from the Tikri border rally site last month. Haryana, Hundreds of farmers from Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh have been complaining against the three farm laws for over a hundred days on the borders of Delhi.
On Saturday Indian farmers began meeting to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to consider the 100th day of protests against the deregulation of agriculture businesses, to continue demand on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party. Old and young Farmers headed in cars, trucks, and tractors to the highway for a five-hour roadblock to face three farm laws passed in September 2020 they say damage them by starting up the agriculture sector to private members. Their campaign has earned international awareness and interest, adding from names and celebrities such as climate activist Greta Thunberg and U.S. singer Rihanna, but many rounds of discussions between farmer leaders and the government have been neglected.