LIVE: Rahul Gandhi will visit Lakhimpur today with two CMs
Yogi government did not allow the tour
New Delhi: After the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, politics has now heated up on this issue. Today former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will go to Lucknow. Sachin Pilot, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and KC Venugopal will also visit Lakhimpur along with Rahul Gandhi. However, the UP government has not given permission to Rahul Gandhi’s visit. Section 144 has been imposed in Lucknow to maintain law and order.
The family of a person who died in the Lakhimpur incident had raised doubts over the post-mortem and demanded a re-post-mortem. Bahraich DM Dinesh Chandra said that the state government listened to him and got the postmortem done again to ensure that it is done in a fair and transparent manner.
Lucknow Police has imposed a ban under Section 144 of CrPC till November 8 to maintain law and order and ensure compliance with the rules of Corona in view of upcoming festivals, various entrance examinations and farmers’ protests.
The Lakhimpur violence case has reached the Supreme Court. A judicial inquiry has been demanded under the supervision of the court. In a letter to the CJI, the petitioner has demanded that the court order a time-bound inquiry into the violence. Let us tell you that the Yogi government has constituted a SIT of 6 members for the investigation.
Sumit Jaiswal, an eyewitness of the Lakhimpur violence, narrated the entire incident to Zee News. Sumit said that the violence was planned in advance. Sumit said that as soon as he reached the village, stones were pelted on him. They were attacked with sticks, sticks and swords.
According to sources, Rahul Gandhi will reach Lucknow today at 12:30 pm. Rahul will also go to Sitapur to meet Priyanka and Lakhimpur to meet the aggrieved farmers.