Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi in violence-hit UP district after Yogi govt’s nod

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Updated: October 6, 2021 7:41:52 pm

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: As the Opposition continues to ramp up attack on the Yogi Adityanath government, Rahul Gandhi will lead a five-member delegation to the violence-hit district today.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: As the Opposition continues to ramp up attack on the Yogi Adityanath government, Rahul Gandhi will lead a five-member delegation to the violence-hit district today.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence News Live Updates: The Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday allowed all political leaders, including CongressRahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit the violence-hit Lakhimpur district. Rahul is accompanied by Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel along with KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala.

Meanwhile, Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Tuesday gave a week’s ultimatum to the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son, accused in an FIR of being behind farmers’ death in Lakhimpur Kheri. “We have given a week to the government to arrest the son of the Union MoS (Home). We all will gather here again on the day of ‘bhog’ (a ritual during the 13-day post-death mourning period) and then will discuss and decide the future strategy,” Tikait said.

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    19:41 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Will not let the torch of justice be extinguished now, says Congress after Priyanka Gandhi's release

    Will not let the torch of justice be extinguished now, says Congress

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    18:36 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: Maharashtra cabinet passes a resolution to express its condolences over Lakhimpur tragedy

    Maharashtra cabinet passes a resolution to express its condolences over the unfortunate death of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident in Uttar Pradesh. The Cabinet also stood for two minutes and paid tributes to the deceased farmers: CMO

    18:30 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Maha Vikas Aghadi government calls for a state-wide bandh on October 11

    'Maha Vikas Aghadi' (NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena alliance) calls for a statewide bandh on October 11 against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident: Maharashtra Minister and NCP leader Jayant Patil

    16:33 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri News Live Updates: Rakesh Tikait asks government to arrest culprits within 8 days

    Those who mowed down the farmers cannot be leaders, they are dreaded people. FIR has been registered but no arrest has been made yet. The government has 7-8 days' time. The ministers who are giving statements sitting in Delhi, they should practice restraint. Give statement after arrest: Rakesh Tikait

    16:24 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri News Live Updates: Compensation cheque given to two farmers, four to get it today

    Lakhimpur Kheri News Live Updates: We handed over cheques of Rs 45 lakh each to families of 2 deceased farmers yesterday. Families of 4 others will receive cheques today. Two deceased were from Bahraich & that is being looked into by Bahraich district administration: Lakhimpur Kheri DM Dr Arvind Kumar Chaurasiya

    15:31 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi leaves for Sitapur

    Rahul Gandhi las left for Sitapur, where Priyanka Gandhi has been detained, after a brief standoff with cops at Lucknow airport.

    15:26 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation leaves for lakhimpur Kheri from Lucknow Airport
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    14:56 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi says not being allowed to go out of Lucknow airport
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    14:50 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Police not allowing me to go in my personal vehicle, they're planning something: Rahul Gandhi

    We want to go in our car (to Lakhimpur Kheri) but they (police) want to take us in their vehicle. I asked them to let me go in my personnel vehicle. They're planning something. I'm sitting here: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi at Lucknow airport

    14:47 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Chhattisgarh govt announces Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia to families of deceased farmers, journalist

    On behalf of Chhattisgarh Govt, I announce Rs 50 lakhs each for the families of the farmers and the journalist who died in the violence (in Lakhimpur Kheri): Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at Lucknow airport
     

    14:45 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Charanjit Singh Channi announces Rs 50 lakh compensation to families of farmers, journalist killed in Lakhimpur Kheri

    We stand with the families of the farmers who have been murdered. On the behalf of Punjab government, I announce Rs 50 lakhs each to the families of the deceased including the journalist: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi in Lucknow

    14:00 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Lucknow
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    13:51 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Anyone can visit Lakhimpur Kheri now, says Lucknow ADG

    The state govt has now permitted people in groups of five to visit Lakhimpur Kheri. Anyone who wants to go there can go now. The state govt had imposed restrictions to maintain law & order, not to restrict any movement: ADG, Law & Order, Prashant Kumar on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    13:42 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    AAP workers protest outside Raj Bhawan
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    13:36 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Amit Shah meets MoS Ajay Mishra

    Home Minister Amit Shah meets Mos Home Ajay Mishra in Delhi. 

    13:05 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    UP govt allows Rahul, Priyanka and 3 others to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

    State government has given permission to Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and three other people to visit Lakhimpur Kheri: Home Department, UP Government

    12:46 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi along with Charanjit Singh Channi and Bhupesh Baghel onboard a flight to Lucknow
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    12:29 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    MoS Ajay Mishra Teni at Ministry of Home Affairs, North Block in Delhi
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    12:15 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Will allow political leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri once situation comes under control: Sidharth Nath Singh

    Let the situation come under control and last rites of the bodies be performed. When these things will happen, we'll allow them (political leaders) to go there (Lakhimpur Kheri). We're trying to do the things as soon as possible: Uttar Pradesh Minister Sidharth Nath Singh

    12:14 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    PM ji, nation wants accused to be arrested: Arvind Kejriwal

    On one side, govt is celebrating 75 yrs of Independence, &on the other side, political leaders are being stopped from visiting Lakhimpur Kheri. What's the reason behind it? PM ji, the country wants the accused to be arrested and the Union minister be removed from the post: Arvind Kejriwal

    11:59 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    BJP spreads hatred between followers of Ram and Rahim: Lalu Yadav

    BJP spreads hatred between followers of Ram & Rahim. They've got a taste of it. They keep coming to power by inciting riots. But there is a limit to it. People of the country understand their designs: RJD chief Lalu Prasad

    11:57 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Will soon allow political leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri: Sidharth Nath Singh

    We're working to keep things under control & we'll soon allow them (political leaders) to visit (Lakhimpur Kheri) but we're doing what's required at this moment. Yogi govt is committed to arrest the culprits & take strict action against them: UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh

    11:57 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Can't answer questions about investigation: Lucknow ADG on Ashish Mishra
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    11:43 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Can't reach any conclusion by seeing one video: ADG Lucknow on viral video of SUV running over farmers
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    11:36 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Lakhimpur Kheri DM imposes Section 144 in district

    The district magistrate of Lakhimpur Kheri has imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), which prohibits assembly of five or more people at a time.

    11:29 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Arvind Kejriwal to address media on Lakhimpur Kheri violence today

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will address a press conference today on Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

    10:26 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Will visit Lakhimpur today with two CMs, says Rahul Gandhi

    Today, with two CMs we will visit Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh to understand the situation there and support the farmers' families. Yes, Priyanka has been put under detention (in Sitapur) but this is a matter relating to the farmers: Rahul Gandhi, Congress

    10:24 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi says media not fulfilling its duty

    It is your responsibility too to exert pressure on the government, not just ours; you don't fulfil your duty and then accuse us of politicising issues: Rahul Gandhi 

    10:23 (IST)06 Oct 2021

    We are exerting pressure on the government to take action, we exerted pressure in Hathras after which action was taken: Rahul Gandhi

    10:22 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    Farmers are being mowed down by a jeep, they're being murdered, the name of a union minister & his son is coming up in this incident (Lakhimpur Kheri). Y'day, PM visited Lucknow but he didn't visit Lakhimpur Kheri. It's a systematic attack on farmers: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

    10:21 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Farmers being killed in UP, says Rahul Gandhi

    What's happening in UP, farmers are being killed, criminals who kill and rape are outside the jail, and innocents are being put in jail, says Rahul Gandhi

    10:13 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Urge Rahul Gandhi to not visit Lakhimpur Kheri, says Lucknow Police Commissioner

    Govt has denied permission to Rahul Gandhi. If he arrives in Lucknow, we'll request him at the airport not to visit Lakhimpur Kheri & Sitapur. SP & DM of Lakhimpur & Sitapur urged us to stop him from coming in wake of law & order situation: DK Thakur, Lucknow Police Commissioner

    10:02 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Mobile internet services suspended in Sitapur

    Mobile internet services have been suspended in Sitapur where Priyanka Gandhi has been kept under detention since Monday.

    10:02 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi heads to Lakhimpur Kheri despite denial of permission

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is heading to Lakhimpur Kheri despite denial of permission by the UP government and ban on visiting Lakhimpur Kheri. 

    09:57 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Sachin Pilot to visit Lakhimpur Kheri today

    Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot will reach Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh by road via the Ghazipur border on Wednesday. He will head to the violence-hit district from Delhi via road. 

    09:18 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Khalistani elements were present at site of incident, says Ajay Mishra

    Only a portion of audio from my address to farmers at an event being played in the media.Some miscreants present among farmers behind the incident. At the place where this incident happened some Khalistani elements were present there, Bhindranwale posters were also put up: MoS Ajay Mishra Teni

    09:13 (IST)06 Oct 2021
    Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

    The Uttar Pradesh government has denied permission to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday. The permission for the visit was denied soon after with the state government citing orders banning large gatherings, news agency ANI reported.

    On Sunday, violence erupted in Lakhimpur Kheri which claimed at least eight lives, including four farmers. While the four farmers were killed after being allegedly mowed down by three SUVs from the convoy of Union MoS Home Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish, the remaining four - which included BJP workers and a driver - were later lynched by the angry farmers. The UP government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 45 lakh for families of each of the deceased farmers, along with government job to each family. It also announced Rs 10 lakh compensation to each injured in the incident.
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