After being beaten up, Jagmale was reportedly left on a street near his house. He remained at his house for three days. On November 10, as his condition deteriorated, he was taken to a nearby hospital.
Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan, general secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan), said, “He (Dhaner) will sleep here tonight at the ‘Pakka Morcha’. Tomorrow afternoon, he will be taken to his village Dhaner in Mehal Kalan constituency amid beats of dhols as it is a victory of people’s movement seeking justice for the innocent.”
Reacting to Sidhu’s speech in which he had referred to Imran Khan as ‘Babbar Sher’, Malik said, “It is not for the first time that Sidhu’s love for Pakistan has emerged...he is inviting hate for himself by making such speeches. “
It was in 2009 that Rathi began devoting time to his art. Now he has over 45 models of tractors and trucks in his museum Rathi Kala Kendra, which he has set up on the Mansa-Bathinda main road, three kilometres away from the village.
Ninety tons of stubble from these villages is converted into pulp and later into thick paper sheets. “These sheets are then transported to Sewa Bharti NGO in Rajouri Garden, Delhi, where women are making products like lampshades, paper bags, and compostable tableware.
Records show nearly 28,000 crop residue management machines like Happy Seeder, Super-Straw Management System (S-SMS), chopper, mulcher, cutter-cum-slasher and hydraulically reversible mould board plough were delivered last year, and another 18,000 were delivered this year.
Between September 23 and November 5, Punjab has reported 37,935 incidents of farm fires, which was almost 28 per cent higher than stubble burning incidents in the corresponding period last year that stood at 27,224.
Over 100 farmers from different villages of Bathinda, under the banner of Bharti Kisan Union (Sidhupur), staged a protest march to the DC office Monday, and burnt a bundle of stubble they had brought in their tractor.