There is a wave of mourning among the donors after the death of a farmer on the Ghazipur border. Farmer leaders said that this sacrifice will not be allowed to go in vain. Police has increased security at the border.
According to a preliminary medical investigation, Galan Singh Tomar died due to cold weather. He was between 65 and 70 years of age.
Thousands of farmers have dug in their heels at protest venues outside several Delhi gateways, undeterred by the biting cold and firm in their resolve to not return home till their demands are met The protesters remained undeterred even as the New Year dawned with the minimum temperature dipping to 1.1 degrees Celsius.
More than 20 soldiers have lost their lives in the protest which is going on since past 37 days in the national capital.
The government and farmers have had six rounds of negotiations but they are yet to come to decision on repeal of farm laws and a guarantee for the MSP.