Lakhimpur Incident: Chhattisgarh, Punjab Govts To Give Rs 50 Lakh To Families Of Farmers, Journalist


The chief ministers of the 2 Congress-ruled states, together with social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi, have arrived in Lucknow, from the place they intend to go to Lakhimpur Kheri to satisfy the households of the victims.

Amid the continued controversy,  Chhattisgarh and Punjab governments, on Wednesday introduced monetary help of Rs 50 lakh every to households of 4 farmers and a journalist killed within the violence that broke out in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, on Sunday.

The chief ministers of the 2 Congress-ruled states, together with social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi, have arrived in Lucknow, from the place they intend to go to Lakhimpur Kheri to satisfy the households of the victims.

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi stated the Lakhimpur violence reminded him of the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath in 1919.

He stated the UP authorities has made a “mockery” of democracy.

“Our government will provide Rs 50 lakh each to families of farmers and the journalist killed in the Lakhimpur violence,” he advised reporters in Lucknow.

Echoing the identical sentiments, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel stated his authorities can even give Rs 50 lakh to the households of the farmers and the journalist.

Four of the eight individuals who died in Sunday’s violence in Lakhimpur Kheri have been farmers, allegedly knocked down by autos pushed by BJP employees travelling to welcome UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to an occasion within the space.

The 4 others included two BJP employees, a driver of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra, and Raman Kashyap, a journalist working for a non-public TV channel.

While the primary three have been allegedly lynched by agitating farmers, the scribe, in line with his father, died after being hit by a car when he was overlaying information of farmers’ protest towards Maurya’s go to to Ajay Mishra’s native place.

The UP Police has lodged a case towards Ajay Mishra’s son however no arrest has been made to date.

(PTI)


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