New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to follow ‘Raj Dharma’ and immediately sack Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra to “help restore the glory of India and its democracy”. .
Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera said the country and its democracy have suffered damage after farmers were allegedly crushed under the SUV of the Union minister.
He said it was only after pressure from the Congress that the government questioned Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra, who was named as an accused in the FIR for allegedly driving his SUV when farmers protested at Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday. Is.
In the violence that followed the incident, four farmers were reportedly killed and four others were hit by an SUV.
Khera alleged that the power of the Uttar Pradesh and Central government applies only to the poor, weak and helpless, not the powerful and that is the reason why the Union minister’s son has not been arrested yet.
He urged Prime Minister Modi to follow ‘Raj Dharma’, saying that as Chief Minister he had ignored the advice of the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee after the Gujarat riots in 2002.
Khera also claimed that Vajpayee, as prime minister, had written to the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh, seeking action against Mishra.
However, the Congress leader did not specify what the matter was.
He told reporters, “The advice to follow Raj Dharma, the advice given by Atal ji to follow Raj Dharma was rejected by two people, one of them is the Prime Minister of India and the other is the Minister of State for Home. “
“If the Prime Minister is left with the responsibility of protecting and maintaining our democracy, he needs to immediately sack the Minister of State for Home. Only in this way, we will be able to restore the lost glory of our democracy. It should be followed by ‘Raj Dharma’. We demand immediate sacking of this minister, India’s image, we all are very conscious of our country’s image, India’s image is falling,” Kheda said.