India / UP Govt Denies Permission To Congress Delegation Led By Rahul Gandhi To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri

Zoom News : Oct 06, 2021, 06:19 AM
Rahul Gandhi Lakhimpur Kheri Visit: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has not got permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri. The UP government has refused to allow them. Congress had urged the UP government that just as TMC leaders were allowed to meet the families of the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Congress leaders should also be allowed. But the UP government has refused permission to the Congress delegation led by Rahul Gandhi to visit Lakhimpur Kheri. Because Section-144 is in force since the incident of violence in Lakhimpur Kheri on 3rd October.

All India Congress Committee's organization general secretary KC Venugopal had sent a letter to Yogi Adityanath in which it was said that a five-member delegation of the party led by Rahul Gandhi would visit Lakhimpur Kheri on October 6. Before leaving for Lakhimpur, Rahul Gandhi will hold a press conference at the Congress office at 10 am on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi plans to visit Lakhimpur Kheri at a time when his sister Priyanka Gandhi is in the custody of UP Police. Since being taken into custody, Rahul Gandhi has been continuously encouraging Priyanka Gandhi. He tweeted on Tuesday morning and said, "The one who is kept in custody is not afraid - a true Congressman, will not give up! Satyagraha will not stop." Earlier on Monday, Rahul Gandhi had tweeted and said, "Priyanka, I know you will not back down - they are scared of your courage. In this non-violent fight for justice, we will make the country's Annadata win."

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Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in violence that erupted in Tikonia area of ​​Lakhimpur Kheri district on Sunday over the visit of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to the native village of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. A case has been registered against many people including Mishra's son Ashish in this case.

After Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was formally arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police, she alleged that she was illegally held hostage and was not allowed to meet her lawyers. Describing her arrest, Priyanka Gandhi said, "I have been verbally informed by the arresting officer DCP Piyush Kumar Singh, CO City, Sitapur."