Modi ‘deeply shattered’ by farmer’s suicide in Delhi

"We are all together in creating a better tomorrow for the farmers of India."

Updated - November 16, 2021 07:13 pm IST

Published - April 22, 2015 07:24 pm IST - New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he was “deeply shattered” and “disappointed” over the suicide committed by a farmer in Delhi and told the farming community not to consider themselves alone.

“Gajendra’s death has saddened the nation. We are deeply shattered and disappointed. Condolences to his family,” he tweeted.

“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.

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.

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