- Six farmers were killed
- Many were injured
- Journalists were also injured
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The farmers were killed when two SUVs rammed into them as they protested against Maurya’s visit. The farmers then blocked the vehicles and set both the vehicles on fire.
The farmers had gathered to block Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur, the birthplace of Union Home Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra and Kheri MP. Several journalists were also injured during the clashes.
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The Congress demanded a judicial inquiry into the incident and ensure punishment for the accused. Rahul Gandhi said that those who have not yet responded to the incident in Lakhimpurkheri are already dead and the sacrifices of the farmers will not be in vain. Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur was canceled due to tensions in the area.
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