Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi to meet President Kovind today
A Congress delegation will meet President Ram Nath Kovind today regarding the incident of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri district of UP.
New Delhi: A Congress delegation will meet President Ram Nath Kovind today regarding the incident of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri district of UP. During this, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, who is seen active in this matter, will also be present.
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This delegation led by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will meet President Kovind at 11.30 am and submit a memorandum to him with facts related to the incident. During this, he will discuss with the President the matter of death of farmers.
This Congress delegation can also demand President Kovind to remove Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra from his post. He can seek the intervention of the President in this matter.
Who will be included in the delegation?
The seven-member Congress delegation included former party president Rahul Gandhi, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, senior leaders AK Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and organization general secretary KC Venugopal.
The incident of October 3, 2021 took place on the Tikunia-Banbirpur road, about 60 km from Lakhimpur city, when farmers were protesting against visiting Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra's native village, Banbirpur. Four farmers, a journalist and three others (who were lynched after the incident) were killed in the incident. Two of the farmers who died were from Lakhimpur Kheri and two from neighboring Bahraich district.
Let us tell you that on the day this violence took place in Lakhimpur, he was holding a meeting in Lakhimpur along with UP government minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. Some video footage on social media claimed the involvement of Ajay Mishra's son, who has been sent to judicial custody and later to police custody by the court.
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