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A farmer in India committed suicide by taking poison at a protest site.

A farmer in India committed suicide by taking poison at a protest site.

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December 22nd – On the 21st local time, a farmer in India tried to commit suicide at the protest site, which is the third suicide case since the outbreak of peasant protests in India.

According to India Today on the 22nd, the farmer is 65-year-old Niranjan Singh from Tantaran, Punjab. He has been sent to the hospital for treatment and is currently in stable health. He left a suicide note before taking poison. The police are verifying the suicide letter.

According to reports, an Indian priest shot himself on the 16th local time. In his last words, he said he would die for the peasant protest because he “can’t stand the pain of farmers”. According to sources, on the 19th, a 22-year-old farmer committed suicide after returning home from the protest site.

Farmer protests broke out in India on November 26 and have continued to this day. Tens of thousands of farmers camped in the Delhi area to protest against the three agricultural laws passed by the Modi government this year.

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