Congress National General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who reached the spot after the death of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, has been encouraged by her brother Rahul Gandhi. The former Congress President tweeted that the Uttar Pradesh administration is shocked by your courage. Let us tell you that the UP Police has taken Priyanka into custody.
In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Priyanka, I know you will not hold back – they are scared of your courage. We will make the country’s Annadata win in this non-violent fight for justice.”
Priyanka, I know you won’t hold back – they are stunned by your courage.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 4, 2021
Congress had earlier tweeted a video in which Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen arguing with the UP Police on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri. The party said that Priyanka was being taken to Sitapur police line. He also urged people to gather there. In the video, Priyanka can be heard saying, “Warrant niklo, order niklo, I am not moving from here. If you put me in that car, I will accuse you of kidnapping. The charges are not against the police but against the police.” will be upon you.”
Violence broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday when a group of protesting farmers tried to stop Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya from visiting the area. According to officials, mobile internet services have been suspended in some parts of the violence-hit district. Here the ban has been imposed under Section 144 of CrPC.
Describing the incident as “unfortunate” in the early hours of Monday, the UP Police said on Twitter that eight casualties have been reported so far as per the district administration.