weighing on BJP government on Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee On Monday, he said that ‘autocracy’ and ‘murder raj’ is going on in the country now in Uttar Pradesh.
“What is going on in the country is not democracy but autocracy. The farmers were brutally cut and they (BJP) did not want the truth to come out. so they put section 144 There. In the coming days people will impose Section 144 on them. They are preventing the delegation from meeting the local people there.
Asked whether she thinks Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should resign over the law and order situation, Banerjee said, “Instead of the Ram Rajya promised by him, a murder rule is going on.”
Reacting sharply to Banerjee’s statement, Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Suvendu Adhikari said, “The one who has made Bengal the epicenter of the killings should not question UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s efforts to create ‘Ram Rajya’. “
Four farmers were also involved in this on Sunday. Eight people died in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri The farm was hit by a group of protesters after a convoy of three SUVs, including one owned by Ajay Mishra. Farmer leaders claimed that Ashish Mishra was driving an SUV.
Union Minister told Naveen Bharat The four others killed were “BJP workers and a car driver”, who were killed after “attacked among farmers by assailants armed with swords and sticks”.
Congress leaders during this Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained by Uttar Pradesh Police on MondayWas on her way to meet the families of four farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri. Later hitting out at the UP Police, he said, “Today’s incident shows that this government is using politics to crush the farmers. This is the country of farmers, not of BJP.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa were also stopped from reaching Lucknow citing the imposition of Section 144 in Lakhimpur Kheri.
(with PTI inputs)