Lakhwinder Singh

Lakhwinder Singh

Name: Lakhwinder Singh

Sex: M

Domicile: Village Mirapur, Tehsil Sahawar, Kasganj District, Uttar Pradesh

Occupation: Farmer

Age: 60 years

Date of Death: 20/22 January 2021

(The son’s statement claims death to have taken place on Wednesday whereas the news report claims it to have happened on Friday (22 January)

Cause of Death: Illness picked up from the Protest site (Harsh weather, Old Age)

Place of Death: A private hospital in Moga (Punjab) after falling Ill at Gazipur Border.

Lakhwinder was an active member of BKU and was the village president of the union. He went to the Gazipur Border on 29th of December 2020 to take part in a protest against the three farm laws.  His son Harpreet claims that his father fell ill  after the cold wave and the rains in the first week of February.

Source: Times of India website