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‘There must be accountability’: BJP MP Varun Gandhi tweets Lakhimpur video, pleads for justice

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday called for “accountability for the innocent blood of farmers” as he purportedly posted a video. Lakhimpur Cucumber incident.

“The video is crystal clear. Protesters cannot be silenced through murder. There should be accountability for the innocent blood of farmers and justice should be given before the message of arrogance and cruelty comes to the mind of every farmer,” he wrote.

He posted a 37-second video in which a speeding Mahindra Thar jeep is seen running over people. Two SUVs – one black and the other white – were seen chasing the jeep while the video showed people shouting and crying.

This video, which is going viral on social media, is being told of October 3, the day the violence took place in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Gandhi criticized the incidents at Lakhimpur Kheri, condemned those involved in the deaths of farmers and urged the government to be patient and restrain its approach.

“It is very unfortunate and it is also dangerous for the country,” he said. Because instead of understanding what the struggling farmers are saying, we cannot start using derogatory language for them. Gandhi told the Naveen Bharat. He was reacting to a tweet by BJP spokesperson Harish Chandra Srivastava in which he blamed Khalistani elements for Sunday’s violence.

 

Pointing out that the community under attack has an “unequal presence in the armed forces”, the three-time MP warned: “This is a community that has laid down their lives for generations to defend our nation and they There is a community that is completely selfless in the way they sacrificed their lives.If we are going to talk about them in derogatory and degrading terms, it is not only unfair and cruel, but also Maybe, God forbid, there could be a backlash among people who are very peaceful at the moment.”

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