Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who arrived right here nowadays to fulfill the households of 2 farmers killed within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, mentioned that by way of permitting Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra to proceed at the publish, the Centre is sending a message that the ones in energy can do the rest.
The Union minister’s son, Ashish Kumar Mishra, and others had been booked in reference to the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that erupted all through a farmers’ protest on Sunday.
“If the minister of state for home does not resign nor is he sacked, then it means that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is giving a message to the public that if someone is in power, if he is a minister, he can do anything,” Ms Gandhi Vadra advised journalists in Moharnia, the place she met the members of the family of Gurvinder Singh, one of the crucial 4 farmers killed within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
“The message that is coming out of it is that if someone is in power, is a minister or a BJP leader, he can do anything. There is no justice for the common people, the poor, farmers, Dalits and women. I want to tell Narendra Modiji that this is the message that he is giving to people,” she mentioned.
On her conferences with the bereaved households since Wednesday, when the Uttar Pradesh govt launched her from detention and allowed her to visit Lakhimpur and Bahraich , the Congress normal secretary mentioned, “We have met the families of all the deceased farmers. Everyone says they are not bothered about the compensation, they are only concerned about the dismissal of the minister of state for home and the arrest of the criminals.”
She additionally mentioned the households of the sufferers have some video clips of Sunday’s incident that display what transpired that day. “The family members have said that they want justice,” she wired.
Ms Gandhi Vadra’s convoy of automobiles was once stopped by way of the district management close to the Ghaghra Ghat bridge as quickly because it entered Bahraich from Barabanki as Phase 144 of Code of Legal Process (CrPC) was once in drive and the Congress employees accompanying her raised slogans in opposition to the Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh in protest.
The Justice of the Peace and the law enforcement officials provide at the spot therefore allowed simplest Congress leaders Naseemuddin Siddiqui and Tanuj Punia, who had include Ms Gandhi Vadra, to continue in conjunction with her to fulfill the households of the lifeless farmers.
The Congress normal secretary, who has met the members of the family of 5 of the 8 other people killed in Sunday’s violence, mentioned she additionally sought after to fulfill the households of the BJP employees who misplaced their lives.
“I had asked the IG to enquire if they (the BJP workers’ families) were ready for the same but was outrightly told that they do not want to meet me. I asked to convey my sympathy to them,” she added.
On her strategy to Bahraich, Ms Gandhi Vadra additionally carried out a “puja” at a temple within the Arjunganj space of Lucknow.
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