Lakhimpur Kheri violence | Farmers to carry a collection of protests


‘Panchayat’ deliberate on October 24; Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says wrestle will go on until there’s justice

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers’ unions, has deliberate a collection of protests demanding motion within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), which is part of the SKM, stated {that a} rail roko has been deliberate for six hours on October 18.

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On October 15, the farmers would maintain an effigy burning occasion and an enormous ‘panchayat’ could be held in Lucknow on October 26, Mr. Tikait stated. The ashes of the farmers who have been killed in Lakhimpur Kheri could be taken by different districts in urns and immersed in a river on October 24.

Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who visited Lakhimpur Kheri on Tuesday, paid respects to the 4 farmers — Lovepreet Singh, Gurvinder Singh, Daljeet Singh and Nachattar Singh — and journalist Raman Kashyap.

She tweeted that the wrestle would go on until the farmers and Kashyap “get justice”.


Ashish Mishra, accused of mowing down the farmers along with his SUV, was arrested late on Saturday after lengthy hours of interrogation and on Monday he was despatched to 3 days in police remand. Mr. Tikait questioned the remedy given to him by the police, calling it a “pink carpet arrest” and in contrast the remand to handing over a “bouquet” to him.

“Can any officer dare query the son of the Minister of State for Residence Affairs? His lawyer would additionally stay inside with him through the questioning,” Mr. Tikait stated, referring to one of many circumstances on which a Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace granted police custody of Mr. Ashish Mishra alias Monu.

Mr. Tikait was additionally questioned by a number of quarters for compromising “too quickly” after the Authorities had ceded to among the farmers’ calls for, together with submitting a homicide case in opposition to Mr. Ashish Mishra. Most of the farmers who had arrived in Tikonia on October 4 have been ready for a long-drawn protest however had made their means again. From the dias on Tuesday, he tried to reply, stating the choice was collectively and consensually taken by the farmer leaders.


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