NCP leader slams BJP, likens the Lakhimpur Kheri Violence to Jallianwala Bagh

by Web Desk | Published: 06 Oct 2021

NCP leader slams BJP, likens the Lakhimpur Kheri Violence to Jallianwala Bagh
In a recent attack from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar straight towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Uttar Pradesh Government and the Party for allegedly misusing the power it has. This attack from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) came out after there was violence in Lakhimpur Kheri at the time of the farmer’s protest, leaving 8 people dead on 3rd October. 
 
Further, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader stated that an investigation should be done in this matter and also compared the whole incident with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which was led out during India’s freedom movement. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader also assured the farmers stating that they were not alone and the Opposition is with them. 
 
“Our country provides a right called right to protest, as per that right the farmers gathered in Lakhimpur Kheri and were holding a silent protest. Then came the power from the UP government or say Centre government after which they tried to suppress the voice of the protestors and then mowed down by a jeep, which led to an accident and around 6 to 8 farmers lost their lives, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is responsible for this whole act.,” stated Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar. 
 
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon after UP Police charged Union Minister of state Ajay Mishra and his son over the charge of murder and criminal conspiracy in the massacre that was led out in Lakhimpur Kheri. The allegations were made by the farmers present on the spot stating that Ashish Mowed down four cultivators with the SUV at the time of protests that took place on Sunday and led out violence. 
 
 
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