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Lakhimpur Kheri: Police use water cannon to disperse AAP workers trying to lay siege to Punjab Governor’s house

Chandigarh, October 6

Police used water cannon to disperse AAP employees making an attempt to put siege to the Punjab governor’s home right here on Wednesday over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

The police had put up barricades close to the MLA hostel right here to cease protesters from going in the direction of the Punjab Raj Bhavan.

When the AAP employees, led by celebration MLA Saravjit Kaur Manuke, tried to interrupt the barricades and march in the direction of the governor’s residence, the Chandigarh Police used a water cannon to disperse them.

In the meantime, one other group of AAP protesters and the celebration’s Punjab affairs incharge Jarnail Singh have been detained close to the UT visitor home.

They sat on the highway and raised slogans in opposition to the BJP-led authorities on the Centre. The police forcibly eliminated them from the protest website and took them to a close-by police station.

Singh demanded the arrest of all those that have been behind the killing of farmers.

4 of the eight individuals who died in Sunday’s violence in Lakhimpur Kheri have been farmers, allegedly knocked down by automobiles pushed by BJP employees travelling to welcome UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to an occasion within the space.

The 4 others included two BJP employees, a driver of Union Minister of State for House Ajay Kumar Mishra, and Raman Kashyap, a journalist working for a personal TV channel.

Whereas the primary three have been allegedly lynched by agitating farmers, the scribe, in line with his father, died after being hit by a automobile when he was masking news of farmers’ protest in opposition to Maurya’s go to to Ajay Mishra’s native place.

The UP Police have lodged a case in opposition to Ajay Mishra’s son however no arrest has been made thus far. — PTI

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