22 April, New Delhi
A farmer who attempted suicide at Aam Aadmi Party’s anti-Land Bill rally has been declared dead. The farmer tried to commit suicide by hanging himself from a tree at the rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi Wednesday .
The incident occurred when the rally was going on in the presence of AAP Convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders.
The man was immediately rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. The farmer who attempted suicide was from Dausa in Rajasthan. Meanwhile, politics over the tragic incident started when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that police did not listen to him as it was not under his control.
Reacting to the death, Congress leader Sachin Pilot said that it is saddened that such an environment has been created in the country that farmers are committing suicide. He said, it is unfortunate that the rally was continued and no one tried to stop or save the farmer.