New Delhi: Days after the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which Ashish Mishra, son of Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni, allegedly rammed his SUV while protesting farmers, resulting in several deaths, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday (10) In October) Prime Minister Narendra addressed a ‘Kisan Nyay’ rally. Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
inquiry PM’s silence on the matterHe accused the government and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of saving the minister and his son.
“Last week, the son of the central MoS crushed 6 farmers with his vehicle. The families of all the victims said they want justice. But you all have seen that the government is saving the minister and his son.
“The CM is saving the minister from the public forum. The PM had come to Lucknow to watch the performance of ‘Uttam Pradesh’ and ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ but could not go to Lakhimpur Kheri to share the grief of the bereaved families.”
Taking a jibe at the BJP, he said that they only protect those in power and their rich friends.
“Today only two types of people are safe in this country – BJP leaders who are in power and their billionaire friends,” he said.
He further said, “PM Modi called the protesting farmers ‘movement jeevi’ and terrorists. Yogi ji called them goons and tried to threaten them. The same minister (Ajay Kumar Mishra) said he would protest within two minutes. Will put the remaining farmers in line.
Gandhi also took a dig at the PM for selling Air India to the Tata group.
“Modi ji bought two planes for himself last year for Rs 16,000 crore. He sold the entire Air India of this country to his billionaire friends for just Rs 18,000 crore.
Earlier in the day, Priyanka Gandhi offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Durga Mata Temple in Varanasi.
Earlier this week, he was detained in the aftermath of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence and later arrested as he tried to meet the families of the victims. Later, after being released, she along with her brother Rahul Gandhi visited the families of the victims.
During this, ashish mishra has been arrested After hours of interrogation by the UP Police on Saturday. They will seek his custody from the local court on Monday.