SP President Akhilesh Yadav, who was sitting on a dharna outside his residence, has been taken into custody.
New Delhi: Politics is at its peak after the deaths of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. Priyanka Gandhi, who was trying to go to Lakhimpur Kheri, was taken into custody in Sitapur. At the same time, now the UP Police has taken Akhilesh Yadav in its custody. Akhilesh Yadav could not go to Lakhimpur Kheri, so he was placed under house arrest in Lucknow. Angered by this, Akhilesh sat on the dharna.Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri Clash: Yogi government in action, police register FIR against 14 people including minister’s son, Live Updates
SP President Akhilesh Yadav sitting on dharna has been taken into custody by UP Police. The police has taken Akhilesh Yadav in his vehicle. During the detention, there was a lot of chaos between the police and the people of SP. Also Read – Farmer’s death case: Priyanka Gandhi on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri detained
#WATCH | Lucknow: Police take Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav into custody outside his residence where he staged a sit-in protest after being stopped from going to Lakhimpur Kheri where 8 people died in violence yesterday pic.twitter.com/VYk12Qt87H
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During this, Akhilesh Yadav said that even during the time of the British, there was no such atrocity on the farmers. Union Minister Ajay Mishra and Deputy CM Keshav Maurya should resign. Akhilesh said that the farmers who have died, they have demanded a compensation of Rs 2 crore to the families.
Let us inform that a day earlier, five protesting farmers were killed when a vehicle was crushed. This vehicle is said to be of the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra. In this case, a case has been registered against 14 including the son of the Union Minister on the complaint of the farmers. There is tension in the entire area due to the incident and Section 144 has been imposed. Along with Priyanka Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has been stopped from coming to the spot.