Lakhimpur Kheri: Ashish Mishra in 3-day police custody; Congress holds silent protests across country

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Union curate Ajay Mishra’s lad Ashish Mishra, who was arrested past week after astir 12 hours of questioning successful transportation with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, was connected Monday sent to three-day constabulary custody.

“Police had demanded a 14-day remand of Ashish. They person got three-day remand from October 12 to 15,” elder prosecution serviceman (SPO) SP Yadav told reporters, according to PTI.

The constabulary remand was granted by Chief Judicial Magistrate Chintaram, with the information that Ashish Mishra volition not beryllium harassed and his lawyer volition stay contiguous during interrogation, Yadav said. Earlier, a tribunal had sent Ashish Mishra to 14-day judicial custody.

Meanwhile, soundless protests were held connected Monday successful assorted parts of the state by Congress leaders, including Priyanka Gandhi who was successful Lucknow, demanding the dismissal of the Union minister.

A time aft rally successful Varanasi, #PriyankaGandhi sits connected soundless protestation successful beforehand of statue of Mahatma Gandhi successful Lucknow demanding removal of MOS Home Ajay Mishra implicit engagement of his lad successful Lakhimpur case. She is joined by erstwhile MPs and authorities leaders @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/RakyXBfawD

— Maulshree Seth (@MaulshreeSeth) October 11, 2021

Preparations underway for ‘antim ardas’ of farmers killed successful violence

The SKM has decided to clasp ‘antim ardas’ connected Tuesday for the 4 farmers who were killed successful Lakhimpur Kheri connected October 3. It has besides announced ‘rail roko’ protestation connected October 18.

On Monday, radical from different states started arriving successful Lakhimpur Kheri for the ‘antim ardas’.

Preparations for the “antim ardas” (final prayers) are underway astatine a field, distant from the spot wherever the unit took spot successful Tikonia village.

“The ‘antim ardas’ for each the dormant farmers volition beryllium held connected Tuesday astatine Tikonia,” BKU-Tikait’s territory president Amandeep Singh Sandhu was quoted arsenic saying by PTI. On whether politicians volition beryllium portion of the prayers, BKU-Tikait territory vice-president Balkar Singh said, “No governmental person volition beryllium allowed to stock the signifier wherever lone Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leaders volition beryllium present.”

Sukhdev Singh, the uncle of the dormant husbandman Gurvinder Singh, a nonmigratory of Moharnia colony nether the Matera constabulary presumption of Bahraich, told PTI that a “bhog” was held astatine the houses of Gurvinder Singh and Daljit Singh of Banjaran Tada, who had died during the October 3 violence.

A abstracted “paath” has been kept for the dormant farmers astatine the Kaudiyala Ghat gurdwara, which volition beryllium followed by a corporate “antim ardas” and “langar” connected Tuesday, helium said.

A ample fig of Sikhs and farmers from galore states are reaching the gurdwara. Farmer person Rakesh Tikait is besides expected to come, Sukhdev Singh said, adding that Ludhiana MLA Harsimran Bains had attended the programme astatine Moharnia connected Monday.

In the backdrop of the protests escalating implicit the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the permission of each Uttar Pradesh Police unit has been cancelled till October 18 successful presumption of the upcoming festivals and programmes scheduled by Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), officials said connected Monday.

“Due to festivals and programmes of SKM, each permission till October 18 are being cancelled,” an bid issued by Additional Director General, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar connected Sunday said. “In lawsuit of immoderate unavoidable reasons, the constabulary office volition sanction/permit leave,” the bid added. “This bid is being implemented with contiguous effect,” it further said.

Durga Puja and Ramlila celebrations are presently going connected successful the authorities and Dusshera volition beryllium celebrated connected October 15.

BJP obstructing justice, says Rahul Gandhi

Meanwhile, Congress person Rahul Gandhi alleged connected Monday that the BJP is obstructing the process of justness by not dismissing Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra, whose lad has been arrested successful the Lakhimpur Kheri unit case. He alleged that the cardinal authorities neither cares astir farmers nor the BJP workers killed successful the unit connected October 3.

“By not sacking this minister, the BJP is obstructing the process of justice. The cardinal authorities neither cares astir farmers nor astir the BJP workers who person been killed,” Rahul Gandhi said successful a tweet successful Hindi portion demanding justness for the farmers.

इस मंत्री को बर्खास्त ना करके भाजपा न्याय की प्रक्रिया में बाधा डाल रही है।

केंद्र सरकार ना तो किसानों की परवाह करती है, ना ही हत्या के शिकार भाजपा कार्यकर्ताओं की।#KisanKoNyayDo

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 11, 2021

He besides utilized the hashtag ‘#KisanKoNyayDo with his tweet.

Shops closed, buses vandalised during bandh successful Maharashtra

Bus services crossed Mumbai were unopen pursuing incidents of chromatic pelting astatine immoderate places successful the aftermath of the Maharashtra bandh called by the Maha Vikas Aghadi government to protestation against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

MVA Maharashtra NCP president Jayant Patil during protestation successful Mumbai

Eight BEST buses and 1 leased autobus were vandalised betwixt midnight yesterday and this greeting successful Dharavi, Mankhurd, Shivaji Nagar, Charkop, Oshiwara, Deonar and Inorbit Mall. Several shops and establishments crossed the authorities remained unopen successful solidarity with the bandh crossed the state.

Calling the Maharashtra bandh “100 per cent successful,” Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut stated that “people person wholeheartedly participated successful the bandh.” Responding to a fewer incidents of violence, the MP said, “Such insignificant incidents instrumentality spot during protests each implicit the world.”

(With PTI inputs)

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