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Ashish Mishra despatched to three-day police custody
The UP Police were given a 3 day remand of top accused Ashish Mishra.
“The police had demanded a 14-day remand of Ashish. They have got three-day remand from October 12 to 15,” senior prosecution officer (SPO) SP Yadav advised journalists. The remand will finish on October 15 morning.
The police remand was once granted by means of Chief Judicial Magistrate Chintaram, with the situation that Ashish Mishra’s legal professional will stay provide all the way through interrogation, Yadav mentioned. Ashish was once arrested on Saturday evening after round 12 hours of wondering in reference to the Lakhimpur violence.
Mishra was once named in an FIR following allegations that he was once in one of the crucial automobiles that mowed down 4 farmers protesting over UP deputy leader minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s talk over with closing Sunday. In the following violence, two BJP employees and their driving force had been allegedly lynched by means of offended farmers. Local journalist Raman Kashyap additionally died.
Politicians to not be allowed on degree, say farm unions
No flesh presser shall be allowed to percentage the degree with farm leaders all the way through the closing prayers for the 4 farmers, a BKU office-bearer mentioned.
Preparations for the “antim ardas” (ultimate prayers) are beneath approach at a box, clear of the spot the place the violence happened in Tikonia village.
“The ‘antim ardas’ for all the dead farmers will be held on Tuesday at Tikonia,” BKU-Tikait’s district president Amandeep Singh Sandhu mentioned on Monday.
On whether or not politicians shall be a part of the prayers, BKU-Tikait district vice-president Balkar Singh mentioned, “No political leader will be allowed to share the stage where only Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leaders will be present.”
The SKM is an umbrella organisation of farmer unions spearheading the protest in opposition to the Centre’s 3 contentious farm regulations, which have been enacted closing yr. Farmers and leaders of quite a lot of farm unions from different states and districts of Uttar Pradesh will take part within the ‘ardas’ and ‘bhog’ programme in Tikonia” Sandhu said.
According to a report, a “paath” for the Sikh farmers killed in the violence has been kept at the Kaudiyala Ghat gurdwara in Tikonia village.
Bandh observed in Maharashtra
Road transport services were affected and most of the shops remained closed in Mumbai and other parts of opposition-ruled Maharashtra on Monday in the wake of the statewide bandh called by the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to protest the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Leaders of 3 ruling events – Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP – staged protests in opposition to the Lakhmipur Kheri incident, and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut claimed the bandh was once “100 in step with cent” successful. The opposition BJP in the Maharashtra claimed it was a state government-sponsored bandh and was unwarranted.
Priyanka, Rahul demand minister’s removal
In Lucknow, Congress leaders led by party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra staged a silent protest demanding the dismissal of Union minister Ajay Mishra. Congress workers and leaders, including state president Ajay Kumar Lallu, converged at the GPO park here and were later were joined by Priyanka Gandhi, a party spokesperson said.
“By now not sacking this minister, the BJP is blocking the method of justice. The central govt neither cares about farmers nor in regards to the BJP employees who’ve been killed,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
Leaves of UP police personnel cancelled till Oct 18
The leaves of all Uttar Pradesh Police personnel have been cancelled till October 18 in view of the upcoming festivals and programmes scheduled by farmers’ body Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), officials said.
“Due to fairs and programmes of SKM, all depart until October 18 are being cancelled,” an order issued by Additional Director General, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar on Sunday said. Durga Puja and Ramlila celebrations are currently going on in the state and Dusshera will be celebrated on October 15. The SKM has announced ‘rail roko’ protest on October 18.
The Gujarat Congress on Monday staged a silent protest against the killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on October 3 and demanded an inquiry into the incident under the direct supervision of a Supreme Court judge.
Chandigarh Youth Congress observe ‘maun vrat’
The opposition Congress in Assam observed a ‘maun vrat’ (vow of silence) in protest against the recent violence. Protests were held in several other states as well.
Shiv Sena backs Varun’s remarks:
An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ supported remarks made by BJP MP Varun Gandhi on the incident.
Varun Gandhi had said the incident should not be turned into a Hindu-Sikh issue.
“The nation can’t find the money for makes an attempt being made to unfold animosity. Varun Gandhi is the grandson of (former top minister) Indira Gandhi and son of Sanjay Gandhi. After seeing the Lakhmipur horror, his blood boiled and he expressed his opinion,” the editorial said.
Not in party’s politics to loot or crush someone under a Fortuner: UP BJP chief
Meanwhile, BJP’s UP chief Swatantra Dev Singh urged party workers to win people’s confidence with their conduct, saying we are not in politics to loot or crush someone under a Fortuner.
Addressing a meeting of UP BJP’s minority morcha, Singh said, “We have now not are available in politics to loot (other people), nor have we come to overwhelm anyone beneath a Fortuner (SUV). “You will get votes by your behaviour. If 10 people of your locality are praising you, my heart swells (with pride). Your behaviour should be such that people do not turn away their faces after seeing you, he asserted. The remarks are seen as a displeasure over the incident.
(With inputs from businesses)
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