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File image of Bhagat Singh's nephew Abhay Singh Sandhu | By special arrangement

Farmer protest mirrors 1907 Pagdi Sambhal Jatta movement — Bhagat Singh’s nephew at Singhu

Abhay Singh Sandhu says Pagdi Sambhal Jatta movement, led by his grandfather & Bhagat Singh’s uncle Ajit Singh against British laws, still resonates with people of Punjab.
The BJP advertisement featuring Harpreet Singh | By special arrangement

Punjab farmer at Singhu sends notice to BJP for using his image in ad promoting farm laws

Harpreet Singh, who has been protesting at Singhu border for two weeks, says BJP used his image without consent to show that Punjab’s farmers are happy with the laws.
Niranjan Singh at Civil Hospital, Sonipat | By special arrangement

65-yr-old ‘attempts suicide’ at Singhu border, farmer leaders urge against such drastic steps

Doctors at PGIMS Rohtak say condition of Niranjan Singh, a farmer from Punjab’s Tarn Taran, is stable. Farmer leaders say suicides will send the wrong message to the country.

Library, ‘blanket langar’ & even a salon — farmers have made Singhu border a mini ‘pind’

A walk through the protest site at Singhu border shows the protesting farmers are here for the long haul. This is how the community has rallied together to make their efforts last.
Women and neighbours in Punjab's Daud Kalan step in to fulfill the role of farmers who are out protesting. | Photo: Samyak Pandey/ThePrint

Wedding planning, feeding buffaloes, farm work — neighbours step in as Punjab farmers protest

Three lakh farmers marched from Punjab to protest last month and have been stationed at Delhi’s borders since, and this is how their farms and homes are being taken care of.
Followers attend Sant Baba Ram Singh's funeral at the Nanaksar Thath Gurudwara in Karnal Friday | Photo: Facebook | Sant Baba Ram Singh Ji

Before suicide at Singhu Border, Baba Ram Singh wrote BJP & RSS ‘trying to finish Sikh race’

The letter, mentioned in the one-page suicide note found alongside his body, was found at the Nanaksar gurdwara in Karnal that Baba Ram Singh headed.
Farmers at Delhi's border reading a copy of the first edition of bi-weekly newsletter Trolley Times. | Photo: Revathi Krishnan/ThePrint

‘Media not portraying us well’, so farmers print Trolley Times — their own newsletter

The first edition of bi-weekly Trolley Times has three long-form articles, features, photos, illustrations and a Hindi section for agitators from states other than Punjab.
Sant Baba Ram Singh was a preacher from Karnal | Facebook

How Baba Ram Singh’s ‘death with bullet’ at farmers protest echoes his predecessor’s in 1982

Baba Ram Singh allegedly shot himself at the farmer protests at Singhu Border. However, mystery over the weapon remains with police yet to recover it.
Sant Baba Ram Singh was a preacher from Karnal | Facebook

Sikh preacher, ‘pained’ by farmers plight, ‘kills himself’ at protest site at Delhi border

Sant Baba Ram Singh shoots himself at Singhu border. In suicide note, he accuses govt of oppression. Over 20 farmers have died either at Delhi borders or enroute to the protest.
Farmers from BKU Ekta (Ugrahan) holding posters of detained activists Wednesday | Twitter

BKU (Ugrahan) — the outlier kisan union that the farmers’ protest cannot do without

BKU (Ugrahan) stirred up a row after demanding release of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam & others, but its leadership remains defiant about it, says what they did was integral to the protests.

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