Farmer's death at AAP rally venue: Probe team sent to Rajasthan to meet his family

New Delhi, April 22: An inquiry was ordered into the death of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide at an AAP rally in New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon and it will have multiple angles to look into. A team was being rushed to Rajasthan to meet with the family of the deceased to find out if there were any issues that could have led up to his suicide. [Farmer commits suicide at AAP rally, BJP blames Kejriwal]

It appears as though the farmer was trying to make a statement by choosing the venue to commit suicide. It would be important to find out if he came on his own or was he brought down to Delhi. [Read suicide note]


Prima facie it appears to be a straight forward case of suicide an officer, informed Oneindia. The negligence angle is also being probed into the incident. The police at the spot will be questioned and asked why nothing was done to stop him despite everyone's attention being drawn to the farmer. The cameras had caught him perched on the tree and despite him giving a clear indication that he was attempting suicide, none tried to bring him down. [Modi govt working for super-rich, says Kejriwal]

We will seek information both from the Rajasthan Police about the antecedents of the farmer and also from the media persons at the spot who will help us create the incident as it happened, the officer said.

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