Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Sharad Pawar demands MoS Ajay Mishra resignation

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 13 (ANI): Demanding the resignation of Union Minister of State (MoS) Ajay Kumar Mishra over Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar on Wednesday alleged that farmers were crushed in the violence on October 3. was given.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 13 (ANI): Demanding the resignation of Union Minister of State (MoS) Ajay Kumar Mishra over Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar on Wednesday alleged that farmers were crushed in the violence on October 3. was given.
Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Pawar said, “Farmers were crushed to death in Lakhimpur. Farmers are saying that Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra was present at the spot. He was arrested after the Supreme Court’s remarks. Done. The ruling party should take a stand. Neither Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath nor Minister of State for Home Mishra can survive. Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra should resign.”
Meanwhile, a five-member Congress delegation met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday and submitted a memorandum to him demanding the sacking of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni and an independent judicial inquiry by a two-judge commission. done. of the Supreme Court or High Court of India.
Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the violence on October 3. The Uttar Pradesh Police has so far arrested three people, including Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra Teni.
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a body of several farmer unions, had issued a statement regarding the incident and alleged that one of the four farmers was shot dead by Ashish Mishra, while the others were allegedly shot dead. The vehicles of his convoy were crushed. .
Refuting the allegations of SKM, MoS Teni said that his son was not present at the spot, adding that some miscreants got along with the protesting farmers and pelted stones at the car, leading to an ‘unfortunate incident’. Ashish Mishra also denied SKM’s allegations and reiterated his absence at the site. (ANI)

First published:October 13, 2021, 4:34 PM

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