- Do not risk national security for political gain
- Varun Gandhi called it an immoral act
- Varun Gandhi with a tweet
His protest was via Twitter. “Attempts are being made to turn the Lakhimpur Kheri incident into a Hindu-Muslim conflict. It is not only immoral but also wrong thinking. It is dangerous to take such wrong paths. If such wounds are reopened, it will take a generation to heal. Do not pawn national security for political gain.” Varun Gandhi, a Member of Parliament from Pilfit, tweeted on Sunday.
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Earlier, Varun Gandhi had come out against the BJP in a clash that left farmers dead. Varun Gandhi told the national media, the Indian Express, that religion was not an issue in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. The website reported that he said it was a brutal massacre carried out by powerful officials in the area. He said calling the protesting farmers Khalistani was not only an insult to the ranks of proud farmers but also a threat to national security.
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Last week, Varun Gandhi, his mother and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi were expelled from the BJP National Executive Committee. Varun Gandhi was expelled from the party shortly after he came out against the BJP in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister and BJP leader Ajay Mishra, allegedly smashed his vehicle into a group of protesting farmers. UP police have arrested Ashish Mishra and remanded him in custody for 14 days following a huge outcry over the incident.
The vehicle will not lie on the road when the charge is exhausted; There is a charging point in the post too!