Farmer died in police lathicharge at karnal died of heart attack , said senior BKU leader Chaduni
On Sunday ,Senior BKU leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni, said that a farmer who was injured by the police in Karnal lathicharge on Saturday has died of a heart attack.
Sushil Kajal, who possesed one and a half acres of land, had been partaking in the farmers’ campaign for the past nine months. He was injured seriously in the police lathi charge at Karnal Toll Plaza yesterday and at night he gave in to a heart attack… His sacrifice will always be remembered by the farming community , said chaduni in a tweet on Sunday.
The Haryana Police, on Saturday did a lathicharge on farmers protesting at the Bastara Toll Plaza in Karnal, leaving several wounded on the national highway.
The farmers had been agitating against a BJP meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on the upcoming panchayat polls. Police impeded several people using force to scatter a crowd that was obstructing the highway in Karnal .
With farmers warning to create more barriers in neighbouring states as well, vehicles were rerouted via different routes. however, the highways were opened again after police made the activists imprisoned in karnal free.