Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav turned into detained with the aid of using the police in Lucknow on Sunday over staging protests out of doors his house for now no longer being allowed to go to Lakhimpur Kheri in which 8 people, along with 4 farmers, have been killed on Sunday. Shivpal Yadav, the top of the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party, changed into additional detained at the same time as he became on his way to the violence-hit district.
A police automobile became additionally set ablaze close to the Gautampalli Police Station in Lucknow that is only a few hundred metres from in which Akhilesh turned into setting up the protest. While no senior police reliable official came to be had for a comment, reassets showed that the identification of the those who set the car on hearth place is but to be shown.
Heavy police bandobast changed into visible that morning outside the SP chief’s residence because the complete Vikramaditya Marg became blocked with the use of barricades to prevent Akhilesh from leaving the area.
Section 144 stays in area in Lakhimpur Kheri wherein 4 farmers had been amongst 8 individuals killed after a convoy of 3 SUVs, which include one owned via way of means of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, hit a collection of farm protesters main to a clash. Earlier within the day, while Akhilesh Yadav attempted to go away Lucknow to take inventory of the state of affairs withinside the violence-hit areas, he turned into stopped via way of means of the safety forces. As such, Akhilesh organized a take a seat down-in protest proper outdoor his residence.
In a chain of posts on its authentic Twitter and Facebook accounts, the Samajwadi Party wrote in Hindi: “On the orders of this boastful government, the police have held our countrywide president who turned in his manner to Lakhimpur Kheri. All the Samajwadis must take a seat down on dharna anywhere they are.” Meanwhile, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati claimed that the party’s countrywide trendy secretary and Rajya Sabha MP Satish Chandra Misra has additionally been placed beneathneath residence arrest in order that he can’t lead a celebration delegation to the area.
“Due to the involvement of BJP ministers withinside the unhappy Kheri case of UP, right authorities research of this incident and justice to the sufferers and strict punishment for the responsible does now no longer appear possible. Therefore, this incident, wherein eight humans had been shown lifeless so far, calls for a judicial inquiry, the call for BSP,” she wrote on Twitter.
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