Kapil Sibal’s appeal – Supreme Court on suo motu cognizance of ‘murder’ of farmers in Lakhimpur


The case of the death of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh is gaining momentum. Today Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is also going to meet the victim’s family along with his delegation. Here in Delhi, Congress’s ‘G-23’ leader and senior advocate Kapil Sibal has demanded the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognizance of the matter.

On Wednesday, Sibal, referring to the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, said that the Supreme Court should take suo motu cognizance of the matter. He tweeted, “At a time when YouTube was not a social media, the Supreme Court used to take suo motu action based on print media reports. He heard the voices of those whom no one was listening to.

Senior advocate Sibal urged, “Today our citizens are rammed and killed. The Supreme Court is requested to take action on this.

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


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