Cabinet minister Vijay Inder Singla on Sunday attended the last prayers (bhog ceremony) and paid tributes to the departed soul of farmer Dhanna Singh who passed away while participating in the ongoing large scale farmers’ agitation against three anti-farmer agriculture laws.
He also handed over the cheque of financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the victim family which was received by wife of the deceased farmer, Manjit Kaur, brother and children.
Expressing deep sympathy with the family of the victim, Singla said that the Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh always stood firm with the farmers, farmers associations and their families. He said that earlier, warriors of this village Kheyali Chalan Wali had attained martyrdom for the freedom of our country and now the farmer Mr. Dhanna Singh has lost his life for the rights of farmers.
Sukhwinder Singh Bindra to contribute his one month salary for farmers’ cause
Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Sukhwinder Singh Bindra announced to donate his one-month salary to the farmers who are continuously protesting against black farm laws imposed by Union Government.