- BKU held panchayat here on Sunday to discuss the Lakhimpur Kheri violence
- Decided to hold protests in every district across the country on Monday
- Akhilesh Yadav, Priyanka Gandhi, Rakesh Tikait will meet farmers in Kheri today
Angered by the death of farmers, the United Kisan Morcha has announced a nationwide protest on Monday. According to the Morcha, demonstrations will be held outside the offices of district magistrates and commissioners across the country. Farmer leaders Yogendra Yadav and Darshan Pal Singh have demanded an inquiry into the incident by a posted judge of the Supreme Court instead of the Uttar Pradesh administration.
Minister, son should be booked for murder: Kisan Morcha
The United Kisan Morcha has demanded that Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra and his son be tried for murder. Farmer leaders allege that after crushing the farmers, they were instigated to burn vehicles. During this, farmers broke the vehicles of BJP leaders. After the incident, many Morcha leaders have left for Lakhimpur Kheri. The Supreme Court Justice has been demanded to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
There is an appeal to the people of the area to stay in their homes and not to be misled by anyone. Contribute in maintaining peace and order on the spot. Wait for the on-the-spot investigation and action before jumping to any conclusion. The government will go to the bottom of the causes of this incident and expose the elements involved in the incident and take strict action against the culprits.
Yogi Adityanath, CM
Opposition today in Lakhimpur
Lucknow: Recently, the UP government, which has taken several decisions in the interest of farmers, including increasing the sugarcane price, has received a setback from the Lakhimpur incident. After the incident, all the opposition parties have increased political agitation by attacking the BJP. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra will reach Lakhimpur on Monday and meet the farmers. At the same time, many farmer leaders including farmer leader Rakesh Tikait and Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar have left for Lakhimpur.
Tikait got to know the condition of the farmers on the phone
In Lakhimpur Kheri, farmers sitting on the agitation are angry after the case of farmers being overpowered. As soon as the information of the incident was received, the farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, sitting at the UP gate, called the Terai Kisan Sangathan and other office bearers to know the condition of the injured farmers and left for the spot along with their companions. At the same time, the administration and police officers have also swung into action. ADM, SP City Second Gyanendra Singh and SHO Sachin Malik reached the spot along with the police team. He appealed to the BKU leader to maintain peace and order. On the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, he has also met the farmers and asked them to make peace.
IG Range Lucknow and ADG LO are camping on the spot. The situation is tense but under control. Sufficient force has been sent from the headquarters. According to the information so far, four farmers and people sitting in four vehicles have died. After the PM report, it will be clear how these people died.
– Mukul Goyal, DGP UP
Heavy force deployed, investigation team sent
In view of the tension, five companies of central forces and three companies of PAC have been deployed in the district. Internet services have also been suspended in the district as a precaution. At the same time, the government has sent a team of officers to investigate the cause of the incident. The team includes Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture) Devesh Chaturvedi, ADG (LO) Prashant Kumar, Lucknow Divisional Commissioner Ranjan Kumar and IG Range Lucknow Laxmi Singh.
8 killed including 4 farmers in firing and arson
Protests against the new farming laws took a violent turn in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday. In this 8 people died. Some others are injured. According to the information, four farmers have died due to car ramming and 4 deaths due to overturning of a car. Actually, Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra and UP Deputy CM Keshav Maurya had reached Lakhimpur Kheri for a program. When some farmers came to know about this, they reached the helipad and captured it. It is alleged that in the meantime Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra reached there with a convoy of vehicles. Some vehicles started coming out hitting the farmers, due to which 8 people died. After this incident, angry farmers set two vehicles, including the car of the minister’s son, on fire. They also beat up the people sitting in the vehicles.