- Farmer suffers heart attack due to fear of burning stubble
- The mother of the deceased accused the police of harassment, demanding compensation
- SP targeted the Shadha administration, asked to pay compensation of one crore
A farmer died of a heart attack in Hydergarh, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. The farmer’s mother has alleged that her son suffered a heart attack fearing action in the stubble burning incident. In the case, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has demanded a compensation of one crore rupees to the victim’s mother, alleging harassment. DM Adarsh Singh in the case has handed over the magisterial inquiry into the cause of death to ADM Finance and Revenue Sandeep Gupta.
Farmer’s mother Krishnavati said that on Thursday, the starch left in her field was burnt by someone. On the same day someone gave this information to Lekhpal Rajendra Prasad Singh. A video of burning stubble was also made. After this, son Pradip Singh (28) was threatened by someone that a case would be registered in this case. You will also have to pay a fine. This caused his son to panic.
The next day, the deceased went to meet the lekhpal in the tehsil with the chief Sarju. The lekhpal told that the matter has gone before the SDM. It will have to be fined. Because of this, his son got into a lot of panic and returned home. Then in the evening his condition worsened, then his family members were taken to BHEL Jagdishpur district Amethi hospital. He died there. When the dead body arrived, the police sent the body for postmortem that same evening.
Government should give one crore compensation
A delegation of the SP arrived in Baligerawan village on Sunday to meet the affected farmer’s mother Krishnavati. The delegation was led by SP MLC Rajesh Yadav Raju. Raju said that under the guise of burning stubble, the administration is making illegal recovery from the farmers. Farmer Pradeep Singh was also threatened with a lawsuit and heavy fines. He could not bear it and he died. He said that the government should stop this action of harassment immediately and give financial assistance of one crore rupees to the affected farmer.
Action did not take place
Jitendra Katiyar, SDM of Hydergarh, said that stubble was burnt in the farm of farmer Pradeep Singh. On this, Lekhpal made a video. At that time, Pradeep Singh told Lekhpal that he had not been burnt by other people in his family. No action was taken on this. In such a situation, there is no such thing as fear. Here, DM Adarsh Singh has ordered ADM Sandeep Gupta to investigate the cause of death.
The ADM said that the magisterial inquiry has been given to me. I will go and check in the village on Tuesday. Meanwhile, SO Santosh Kumar said that the postmortem report of Pradeep Singh did not explain the cause of death. Doctors have secured viscera and heart for chemical examination.