The farmers allege that Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish rammed his car on the farmers, which led to his death.
Lakhimpur Kheri: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has blamed the dismissal of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra and murder against his son in connection with the killing of eight people, including four farmers, in a clash at Tikonia in Lakhimpur Kheri district. A case has been registered and demanded his arrest.Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri Clash: Yogi government in action, UP Police registers FIR against 14 people including Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son
Talking to reporters in the early hours of Monday, Tikait said that his demand from the government is to sack Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra and arrest him after registering a murder case against Mishra’s son Ashish for allegedly killing farmers by driving them to death. to be done. Tikait reached Lakhimpur Kheri in the intervening night of October 3-4. Also Read – 8 killed in violent clashes in Lakhimpur Kheri, internet service suspended in the area; Many opposition leaders including Akhilesh, Priyanka will go today
He also demanded from the government one crore rupees each as ex-gratia amount to the kin of the farmers killed in this incident and government jobs to the dependents. Tikait said that the dead farmers will be cremated only after these demands are met. Also Read – In Lakhimpur Kheri, two farmers were crushed to death by the car of the minister’s convoy, angry people burnt vehicles
Other farmers present at the press conference alleged that the son of the Union Minister of State for Home had also shot at the farmers. He said that farmers are ready for demonstration in tehsils and headquarters of every district, if their demands are not met, then there will be a massive protest.
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.
The incident took place on the Tikonia-Banbirpur road. Angry farmers torched both vehicles after two vehicles of BJP workers who were going to bring the Deputy Chief Minister to the venue allegedly hit the protesters. Four farmers and four people on the vehicles died in this incident.
The farmers allege that Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish rammed his car on the farmers, which led to his death. However, Mishra says that his sons were not present at the time of the incident. The farmers were protesting against Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur, which is the native village of Union Minister of State for Home and Kheri MP Ajay Kumar Mishra.