“We demand Rs 2 crore financial aid, govt jobs”

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) [India]: Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav said that he met the families of the deceased and they all want justice, Samajwadi party demands financial aid of Rs 2 crore and government jobs for the families.
Akhilesh said, “I met all the families of the deceased and all of them want justice. I expect that the truth will come out. There are several cases where justice had not been served. National Human Rights Commission has given the report where Uttar Pradesh has the most numbers of custodial deaths.” He further added, “If a police officer visits Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra for a probe, he will first have to salute him. Do you expect an officer who salutes to probe MoS? People who have seen are saying that MoS Ajay Mishra, his son (Ashish Mishra) are involved in this incident. Internet services are suspended so that people don’t get to share or forward the recorded videos and know the truth.”
A total of eight people including four farmers died in the violence that took place in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday filed an FIR for murder against Ashish Mishra, son of MoS Ajay Mishra.
It has been alleged that Ashish ran his car over the protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on October 3 (Sunday).

Akhilesh Yadav demands resignation of MoS Teni over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday demanded the resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra Teni over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and hoped that the families of those who died in the violence get justice soon.
Yadav left for Bahraich to meet families of two farmers who lost their lives in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence on Friday. Speaking to reporters, Yadav said, “The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of the incident, now there is hope that the affected families will get justice… MoS Home Ajay Mishra Teni should resign.”
“I am going to Bahraich to meet the families of farmers who died in Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Yesterday I had met families of farmers in Lakhimpur,” he added.
Responding to a question on speculations about Ashish Mishra reportedly fleeing to Nepal, he said, “I am not aware of the situation… If it is true, then the case is not in the Uttar Pradesh government’s purview. Now the Central government would have to interfere and bring back Ashish Mishra.”

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