The man, identified as Gajendra Singh, climbed the tree as top AAP leaders were present at the Jantar Mantar, a stone's throw from Parliament, and hanged himself with a 'gamcha' (towel). As some people climbed up to save him, the branch gave away and he fell.
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He was rushed to nearby RML hospital in a police jeep. Doctors there said that he was "brought dead".

A purported suicide note was recovered from the spot in which he mentioned that he is a farmer and his crops have been destroyed. He has also wrote his family's contact number.
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The incident occurred at around 2 PM in the presence of Kejriwal prompting senior AAP leaders to allege that it was an attempt to "sabotage" the rally and slammed the police for being "mute spectators".

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Kejriwal said, "We kept asking the police to bring him down. Police may not be in our control but at least there should be a semblance of humanity among them. I am rushing to the hospital with Manish Sisodia".

Home Minister orders probe
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday directed a probe into the suicide by a farmer at an Aam Aadmi Party rally here against the Land Bill.

The Home Minister spoke to Delhi Police Commissioner B S Basssi and directed that the incident should be probed.

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The Commissioner of Police immediately ordered a probe through the Joint CP- New Delhi range into it, officials said.

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