The uproar continues after the death of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Lakhimpur Kheri Farmers Death Case: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has attacked the spot after five farmers were killed in violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. Priyanka Gandhi has been taken into custody. Rahul Gandhi has tweeted about this. Rahul Gandhi said that Priyanka, I know you will not back down – he is scared of your courage. In this non-violent fight for justice, we will make the country’s Annadata win. Let us inform that in this case, an FIR has been lodged against 14 people including the son of the Union Minister. Union minister’s son is accused of crushing farmers with his car.Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri Clash: Yogi government in action, UP Police registers FIR against 14 people including Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son
At the same time, BJP MP Varun Gandhi has also given a statement in the ruckus regarding farmers. Yogi Adityanath CM Yogi Adityanath has demanded the culprits of Lakhimpur violence. Writing a letter to CM Yogi, he has described the dead farmers as martyrs. Varun said that we pay tribute to the farmers who were martyred in the heart-wrenching incident of Lakhimpur Kheri. Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri case: Police outside Akhilesh Yadav’s residence, Chhattisgarh CM not allowed to come to UP
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Priyanka Gandhi’s ‘arrest’ and agitation will further strengthen the echo of farmers’ justice. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was on her way to the spot in the early hours of Monday, was taken into custody at Sitapur on her way after the violence in Tikonia area of Lakhimpur Kheri killed eight people. Also Read – Farmer’s death case: Priyanka Gandhi on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri detained
Congress’s Uttar Pradesh unit president Ajay Kumar Lallu said that some senior leaders including Vadra and Congress Rajya Sabha member Deepender Hooda were going to Lakhimpur Kheri. Then he was taken into custody in Sitapur on the way around 5 in the morning. Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the violence that broke out in Tikonia area of Lakhimpur Kheri district on Sunday during farmers’ protest over the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.