Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Live Updates: The protests by various political parties and farmers’ outfits continued on the second day today with Congress leaders from all across the country voicing support for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. On the other hand, the UP police has remain firmed and is yet to release Priyanka from the detention. Describing Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s detention as illegal, senior party leader P Chidambaram today said that it has conclusively established that there is no rule of law in Uttar Pradesh, and alleged that the police seem to be carrying out Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s law and his order.
The UP police has also registered an FIR against 11 people including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Deependra Hooda and Ajay Kumar Lallu for disturbing peace, informed SHO Hargaon Police Station, Sitapur district. Earlier today, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the Lakhimpur Kheri incident is not an isolated one and charged that the Uttar Pradesh government’s reaction to people raising their voice has been consistently that of violence and suppression. Chhattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel also reached Lucknow today to meet Priyanka Gandhi but was stopped at the airport by the police officials.