On Sunday, nine people were killed in a farmer’s agitation in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. Four farmers, three BJP workers, a journalist and a driver were mowed to death in violent incident. In a viral video on many platforms found that Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra allegedly ran his car over the farmers protesting against Farmers Bills proposed by Central Government in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Ashish Mishra and others have been booked for murder in an FIR filed by some farmers. Union minister and his son denied the allegation on involvement in a violent incidence.
Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait will be holding meeting with Uttar Pradesh additional chief secretary Devesh Chaturvedi and additional general (ADG) of police (law and order) Prashant Kumar, regarding the protest by farmers in this area.
Prashant Kumar said that the situation in Lakhimpur Kheri is normal now as the state decided to consider the farmer’s demand. He said police forces will be deployed in the district for some time as precautionary measures.
Uttar Pradesh government announced to hire retired High court judge to look into this violent incidence. It further announced to give Rs 45 lakh compensation to the Family of victims who killed in violence and Re 10 lakhs will be given to the injured people. Besides, one of the members from the families will be offered government job at the local level.