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Delhi Police cops laughed when farmer Gajendra Singh Rajput was struggling for life: AAP volunteer

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

On Wednesday, the entire nation saw a shameful incident of a farmer publicly hanging himself from a tree in front of almost 5000 people. The famer identified as Gajendra Singh Rajput committed suicide at Jantar Mantar in the Aam Aadmi Party’s kisan rally. His suicide letter revealed that he came from Dausa district of Rajasthan and the recent hailstorms had destroyed his entire crops.

This tragic incident happened just a few steps away from Parliament, which is in session. There were multiple layers of policemen deployed on duty and neither of them came forward to save the poor farmer, alleged an AAP volunteer who said that he climbed the tree after the farmer to try and save him.

The volunteer told a news channel that, “By the time I reached him, it was too late. But I supported him hoping that we could do something and with my other hand I signaled to the policeman below for help. They did nothing just stood around and laughed.”

Also, the tree was only 40 steps away from the stage where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with his party leaders was seated. AAP leader Sanjay Singh too spoke from the stage asking the police to stop Gajendra.

Kejriwal announced from the stage, after Gajendra was rushed to RML hospital, that “I feel sad that before our eyes he climbed the tree. I kept telling the police to save him. The police are not in our control, but at least they are under god’s control.”

However, after the death of the farmer, a magisterial inquiry has been ordered. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also solicited the Delhi police to give a report on the series of events and police preparedness at AAP’s rally.

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30 Doorstep Services Offered By Delhi Government AAP

Delhi government offers 30 more doorstep services

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AAP brings 70 doorstep services for delhi residents. IANS

People living in Delhi can now avail 30 more services at their doorstep, including adding members in ration card, paying the motor vehicle tax and getting a DTC pass, taking the total number of such services to 70. The second phase of the doorstep delivery of public services, the official launch of which is yet to take place, has been rolled out.

Residents can dial 1076 and get the service by paying Rs 50 extra, an official from Delhi’s Administrative Reforms told IANS. The new services include booking a tour package through Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corp.

In September 2018, the Delhi government had launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services to make things easy for the common man. In the first phase, people got certificates of marriage, caste, domicile, income, births and deaths among others at their doors.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to offer 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps. IANS

Driving license, new water or sewer connection and disconnection were also provided under the scheme which functions between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. through a ‘Mobile Sahayak’. The government had planned to roll out more services by February but they got delayed.

“Once the second phase is on track, steps to start the third phase will be initiated,” the official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has plans to have at least 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps, the official said.

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi told IANS: “The plan initially was to take things online but we realised that people find it more easy to call a number and get the services instead of doing things online.” The tenure of the Kejriwal government will end on February 2020. (IANS)