Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday lashed out on the Centre over the loss of life of farmers throughout violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make sure justice for the households of the victims.
The AAP chief additionally demanded that the accused within the case be arrested and that Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Kumar Mishra, whose son has been named as accused within the incident, be sacked.
Addressing a digital press convention, he alleged that the “entire system” is making an attempt to guard the killers of the farmers and requested the prime minister as to why no person has up to now been arrested in reference to the case.
“For last one year, farmers have been sitting on a dharna. More than 600 farmers have died so far. And then farmers are crushed and killed by mowing them down under wheels. Why is there so much hatred against the farmers?” he requested the prime minister.
Kejriwal additionally requested the prime minister why Mishra has not but been dismissed as Union Minister of State for Home Affairs.
“Every citizen of this country is today demanding justice for the farmers. The decision is in your hands,” he mentioned interesting to the prime minister to intervene within the matter and in addition go to members of the family of the accused.
The whole nation needs that these accused of killing farmers be instantly arrested and Mishra be sacked from his ministerial submit, he mentioned.
Kejriwal attacked the Uttar Pradesh authorities for allegedly not permitting opposition occasion leaders to satisfy the members of the family of the victims.
“Pradhan Mantri (prime minister) Ji, on the one hand, the government is celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Mahotsav (festival of freedom)’ and on the other hand, opposition leaders are being arrested on their way to Lakhimpur. What type of freedom is this? Britishers used to take such actions,” he mentioned.
After initially denying permission to political events to go to Lakhimpur Kheri, the Uttar Pradesh authorities has now allowed them to go to the district.
Four of the eight useless in Sunday’s violence in Lakhimpur Kheri have been farmers, allegedly knocked down by autos pushed by BJP staff travelling to welcome Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to an occasion within the space.
The others together with BJP staff and their driver have been allegedly pulled out of the autos and lynched by the protesters.
The Uttar Pradesh Police has lodged a case in opposition to Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish however no arrest has been made up to now.