Congress Delegation to Visit Lakhimpur Kheri Today, Seeks Approval From UP Govt


New Delhi: A day after Priyanka Gandhi was detained by the police, the Congress said that a five-member delegation led by party leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Lakhimpur on Wednesday. In a statement, the Congress asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to allow the yatra. Also Read – Lakhimpur Violence: Punjab CM Channi Discusses Matter With Amit Shah, TMC Leaders Meet Victims’ Families key points

Congress said in a statement that Rahul Gandhi is keen to go there on Wednesday, the day his sister and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained by the Uttar Pradesh police on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died and Many were injured. on Sunday. Also read- Punjab CM Channi likens Lakhimpur violence to Jallianwala Bagh massacre, says incident was pre-planned

In a letter to UP CM Yogi Adityanath, All India Congress Committee general secretary KC Venugopal said that a five-member delegation led by Rahul Gandhi visited Lakhimpur Kheri on October 6 to offer condolences to the bereaved families and ascertain the facts. proposed to leave. Also read- UP Assembly Election 2022: Akhilesh Yadav made a big statement, said the announcement of the names of the candidates…

The Congress has told the Chief Minister that the UP government has allowed leaders of other political parties from Uttar Pradesh as well as West Bengal to visit Lakhimpur Kheri, but not his party leaders. The Congress also said that all necessary preparations are being made for the arrival of Rahul Gandhi.

Congress calls Priyanka’s detention illegal: Raising the issue of detention of party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during her visit to Lakhimpur Kheri, Congress said she was kept illegally without any reason.

Significantly, Priyanka Gandhi has been detained since early Monday. He has alleged that he has been “illegally detained” and not even allowed to meet his lawyers.

SKM demanded the arrest of Ashish Mishra: On the other hand, the United Kisan Morcha (SKM) demanded the arrest of Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.

The SKM, in a statement, alleged that the minister’s vehicles crushed the peaceful protestors. SKM demanded immediate arrest of Ashish Mishra and his associates.

SKM leader Tajinder Virk, who was critically injured in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, was operated upon with a neuro-surgery procedure after being shifted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. He is now said to be out of danger.

Pilot wants the Supreme Court to investigate the violence: Former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot demanded an inquiry into the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh by a sitting judge of the Supreme Court. Pilot told reporters during his visit to Tonk that the inquiry should be conducted by a sitting Supreme Court judge as people do not have faith that the state agencies will bring him justice in the case.


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