Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav slammed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and congratulated farmers for not backing down from their agitation despite being humiliated by the BJP.
Speaking at a rally in Saharanpur, Mr. Yadav said, “We saw the work of the people in power. We saw their action in Lakhimpur Kheri. Farmers were crushed by vehicles. Laws were also ready to be crushed. Those who can Crush the farmers and the law, you can also crush the Constitution.”
“Farmers are ours”Annadata‘. Today he is facing humiliation. Farmers are being toldmavli‘. They (UP government) call them terrorists. I would like to congratulate the farmers that even after being humiliated many times by the BJP, they did not back down from their agitation.
Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the violence on October 3. UP Police has so far arrested three people including Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. Teni.
This comes ahead of the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
In the 2017 assembly elections, the BJP returned to power in the state. The BJP has 309 MLAs, SP 49, BSP 18 and Congress seven in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly.
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