New Delhi, Apr 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was "deeply shattered" and "disappointed" over the suicide committed by a farmer here and told the farming community not to consider themselves alone.
Gajendra’s death has saddened the Nation. We are all deeply shattered & disappointed. Condolences to his family.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 22, 2015
"Gajendra's death has saddened the nation. We are deeply shattered and disappointed. Condolences to his family," he said in a tweet while referring to the suicide committed by the farmer at a rally here. [Farmer commits suicide at AAP rally]
At no point must the hardworking farmer think he is alone. We are all together in creating a better tomorrow for the farmers of India.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 22, 2015
"At no point must the hardworking farmer think he is alone. We are all together in creating a better tomorrow for the farmers of India," he added. [Farmer commits suicide: Sarcastic Ashutosh says next time Kejriwal will climb up tree to save life]
Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Dausa in Rajasthan, committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in full public view in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an Aam Aadmi Party rally. [Hai Kisan Hai Kisan: India's parties engage in shameless blame game over a farmer's death]
A father of three, Gajendra climbed a neem tree in Jantar Mantar, a stone's throw away from Parliament, put his 'gamcha' (towel) around his neck and tied it to a branch.