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‘Political tourism’: Union Minister Giriraj Singh snubs Rahul Gandhi’s Lakhimpur Kheri visit

‘Political tourism’: Union Minister Giriraj Singh snubs Rahul Gandhi’s Lakhimpur Kheri go to | Information

New Delhi: Snubbing Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister of Rural Improvement and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh termed the Congress MP’s Lakhimpur Kheri go to to satisfy the household of the farmers killed within the violence, an occasion of ‘political tourism’. 
The opposition has put fixed stress on the ruling BJP to arrest the accused chargeable for the violence in Uttar Pradesh’s district on October 3 that killed eight folks. 
Giriraj Singh, as quoted by ANI, requested, “Rahul Gandhi’s go to to Lakhimpur Kheri is merely an occasion of political tourism. There isn’t any real sympathy and compassion concerned. Wherever Congress and the opposite opposition events get an opportunity, they go forward with their political tourism. I wish to ask why did Rahul Gandhi not go to the household of the journalist killed in that incident? Why has he not visited Kashmir to satisfy households of people who find themselves being killed over there?”
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had met the relations of farmers killed within the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri late on October 6. Speaking to reporters after the go to, Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi had mentioned all of the three households need justice. 
“All of the three households have mentioned one factor that they aren’t involved about compensation however need justice,” she mentioned. Vadra has additionally demanded the resignation of Union Minister of State for Dwelling Ajay Kumar Mishra and the arrest of his son Ashish Mishra, an accused within the violent incident. 
Within the violence that erupted throughout a farmers’ protest in Uttar Pradesh, eight folks misplaced their lives, together with 4 farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. Among the many different 4, two who died have been current within the vehicles, apparently part of a convoy of BJP employees who got here to welcome Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, whereas one was an area journalist and one was a driver. Farmer leaders alleged Ashish Mishra arrived with three automobiles across the time that farmers have been dispersing from their protest on the helipad and knocked down farmers together with his SUV. 
In the meantime, Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Dwelling Ajay Mishra Teni, who was arrested on Saturday (October 9) night time in reference to Lakhimpur Kheri violence, has been despatched to judicial custody for now. 
A neighborhood courtroom will hear the matter on Monday (October 11) on whether or not to ship Ashish Mishra to police custody or not, his lawyer Avdesh Kumar Singh mentioned. 
(With company inputs)
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