Lakhimpur Kheri Car Incident: Murder case against Ashish MisraVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Oct 05, 2021 10:16 IST
A murder case has been registered against the son of Union Home Minister Ajay Kumar Misra in connection with violence in Uttar Pradesh held on Sunday.
In Banveerpur, near Dikunia in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, a function was organized to mark the participation of Deputy Chief Minister Kesava Prasad Maurya on Sunday.
Farmers in Uttar Pradesh were waging a series of protests against the Central government's new agricultural laws, intoned slogans on both sides of the road in Dikunia with black flags. Then a car parade of BJP volunteers came that way. One of the cars collided violently with the farmers.
The enraged farmers resorted to great violence at the spot. They set fire to two cars of the BJP and attacked the members who were inside the car. Eight people, including two farmers, were killed in the violence. Following the incident, Deputy Prime Minister of Uttar Pradesh Keshav Prasad Maurya cancelled his visit.
The farmers claimed that the car had deliberately collided with them and Ashish Misra, son of Union Minister Ajay Misra, was in the car.
But Union Minister Ajay Mishra said his son was not in the car. Eight people were killed in violence that erupted in a farmers' struggle has caused great shock and outrage in Uttar Pradesh and across the country. Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the accident. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident.
But Union Minister Ajay Mishra said his son was not in the car. Eight people were killed in violence that erupted in a farmers' struggle has caused great shock and outrage in Uttar Pradesh and across the country. First Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident.
As a precautionary measure, 144 restraining orders have been issued across the Lakhimpur Kheri district. Internet service has also been cut off in several places. A group of police have also been deployed at the spot.
The case has been registered on fourteen people, including Ashish Misra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Misra. Meanwhile, Union Minister Ajay Misra said there is a piece of video evidence that his son was not at the spot when the incident happened.
Meanwhile, a video of a car crash during the protest of the farmers has been released. The Congress party has posted the heartbreaking video on its official Twitter page. Many people are sharing this video on Twitter.