The Tribune series on suffering families of farmers in Punjab who have committed suicide has evoked tremendous response from readers, many of who have expressed a wish to extend help. To facilitate contact with the families, we are giving below the names and phone numbers of the persons mentioned in the stories, or contacts in their families:
Family contact: Surjan Singh, Gajisalar village, Patiala district; Ph: +91 9988707139
Family contact: Sukhwant Kaur, Tamkot village, Mansa district; Ph: +91 8968185432
Sarpanch of the village: Ranjit Singh; Ph: +91 9876710818
Family contact: Baldev Kaur, Chhajli village; Phone of daughter-in-law Amanpreet Kaur: +91 9779845625
Family contact: Baljeet Kaur, Chotiaan village, Sangrur district; Ph: +91 9779213195
Family contacts: Jasbir Kaur +91 9464830387; Paramjit Kaur +91 9872568726; Lehal Kalan village, Sangrur district.
Family contact: Gora Singh (BKU leader), Bhaini Bagha village, Mansa district; Phone: +91 9463020560
Balwinder Singh, victim’s father; Phone: +91 97793-82157 and +91 95018-83121
Family contact: Saroj Rani, widow; Balran village, Sangrur; Phone: +91 9915340858
For stories yet to be published in this series, contacts will be updated in this list later.
Family contact: Manpreet Kaur, Maur village, Sangrur; Phone: +91 8146486925
Family contact: Jasvir Singh, Deon village, Bathinda; Phone: +91 9876852838
Family contact: Wife Harpreet Kaur: +91 8284905727; brother Jarnail Singh: +91 9878471011; Pakkan village, Fazilka.