Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri today; Yogi govt rejects authorization

Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri On

Image Source: PTI Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to go to Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with a 5-member party delegation is expected to check out violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday (today), however, he has actually been denied permission by CM Yogi Adityanath government.

It is to be discussed that Area 144 has been enforced in Lakhimpur Kheri where violence had actually occurred on Sunday. The previous Congress chief is most likely to fulfill families of farmers who passed away in the event.

Ahead of the check out, the Congress in a letter to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath looked for authorization for Rahul Gandhi’s check out stating other leaders from UP and West Bengal were permitted.

Congress General Secretary (Organisation) KC Venugopal wrote to UP CM Yogi Adityanath, looking for approval for Rahul Gandhi-led delegation to visit Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday saying politicians from UP and West Bengal were allowed and Congress ought to be allowed in the very same spirit.

However, the Uttar Pradesh government denied permission to Rahul Gandhi-led delegation to go to Lakhimpur Kheri in the wake of Area 144 that has actually been imposed.

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Image Source: VIJAI LAXMI Congress looks for CM Yogi Adityanath’s consent for Rahul Gandhi’s Lakhimpur check out. Rahul Gandhi’s go to comes at a time when Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who wished to go to Lakhimpur Kheri, has currently been detained in Sitapur.

Meanwhile, Congress on Tuesday dubbed as “paper-work” the probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence and asked why the son of a union minister accused of slaughtering farmers has actually not been jailed yet and the minister dismissed.

Congress leader and former law minister Ashwani Kumar likewise asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not meet the families of the eight people who died in the Lakhimpur occurrence despite the fact that he remained in Lucknow Tuesday for an ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ occasion.

Kumar also questioned the detention of leaders like Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who, he said, sought to share the grief of the afflicted families.

Kumar said human life can not be measured in financial terms after the government announced a payment of Rs 45 lakh each to the afflicted families. He likewise dismissed the “compromise” reached between the farmers and authorities.

“We feel just paper-work has been done to attempt and suppress the anger of people. However this anger can not be reduced and history is witness to this,” he informed reporters.

On the other hand, the Yogi Adityanath government has actually set up an Unique Examination Group (SIT) to penetrate the Lakhimpur-Kheri event, in which 8 individuals were killed on Sunday.

The six-member SIT will be headed by Extra SP Arun Kumar and will include Deputy SP Sandeep Singh and 3 inspectors.

Violence broke out in Lakhimpur-Kheri on Sunday when some people mowed down protesting farmers with their vehicle, triggering a violent backlash. 9 persons were eliminated in the event.

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Published at Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:52:25 -0500