The tragic death of farmers in Lakhimpur ( Lakhimpur Kheri Violence in violence after) has killed nine people. On the other hand, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, who will meet the affected farmer families, is still under house arrest in Sitapur. Priyanka Gandhi has announced that she will go to Lakhimpur to meet the farmers whenever the police leave her.
Priyanka has also started a fast during her house arrest and has announced not to take food till she meets the farmer families. On the other hand, on Monday, an agreement was reached between the Yogi government and the farmers’ organizations. The ongoing tension in Lakhimpur seems to be reducing a bit.
Please tell that Priyanka, who left Lucknow at midnight on Sunday, could not reach Lakhimpur. In his familiar style, he changed vehicles two to three times on the way to evade the police but was detained at Hargaon in Sitapur at 5 am. He has been placed under house arrest at the Sitapur PAC Campus.
He was kept under house arrest till late Monday night. There is also a large gathering of Congressmen outside the PAC camp. Congress members also paid tribute to the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri through torch and candle procession there. Congress workers are also frozen outside the camp on Tuesday morning.
Priyanka Gandhi was targeted by tweeting.
.@narendramodi जी आपकी सरकार ने बग़ैर किसी ऑर्डर और FIR के मुझे पिछले 28 घंटे से हिरासत में रखा है।
अन्नदाता को कुचल देने वाला ये व्यक्ति अब तक गिरफ़्तार नहीं हुआ। क्यों? pic.twitter.com/0IF3iv0Ypi
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 5, 2021
Congress workers on dharna outside Sitapur PAC camp
Congress supporters continue to protest outside PAC guest house in Sitapur where party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is detained
She was detained yesterday while she was on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri pic.twitter.com/7HuQq5w2ch
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 5, 2021
Priyanka targets the Yogi government
Priyanka said that due to pressure, the government had to announce compensation. This would not have happened had we not left for Lakhimpur. He further said that so many police had been deployed to stop the opposition, so why not protect the farmers? The farmer is sitting on the road; the government is torturing them.
The attitude of the police administration shows the extent to which they will go, a son of their minister can crush the farmers. Priyanka Gandhi further said that we were only five people in a car. When we reached the border of Lakhimpur, the policemen stopped us and scuffled and took out the keys to the vehicle. I asked under which law I was being stopped? My MP Deepender Hooda was pushed, the rest of my colleagues were put in the car. The same was done with me.
Agreement between government and farmers
An agreement was reached between the government and the farmers in Lakhimpur on Monday afternoon itself. The government has announced a compensation of Rs 45 lakh to the family of the deceased. One member of the family of those who died will be given a government job. A judicial inquiry has been made into the incident, and a promise has been made to arrest the accused in 8 days.
UP’s ADG Prashant Kumar said, ‘The government will give Rs 45 lakh to the families of the four farmers killed and a government job to one member. 10 lakh will be given to the injured. FIR will be registered on the complaint of farmers.
Also, the retired judge of the High Court will investigate the matter. He said that the leaders of political parties had not been allowed to visit the district due to Section 144 of CrPC. However, members of farmer unions are allowed to come here.