Lakhimpur Kheri Violence News Live Updates: The Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday allowed all political leaders, including Congress’ Rahul 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.