Baghel additionally hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath calling him a coward for not visiting the households of the victims who died within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
The Congress kickstarted its marketing campaign for the upcoming meeting elections within the state via its first mega rally in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi showcasing its leaders together with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda, Salman Khurshid, Pramod Tewari, PL Punia, Vivek Bansal and Ajay Kumar Lallu.
“I all the time heard Sadhu and Sant are by no means afraid of anybody, however Yogi Adityanath is a coward, he’s scared to let a girl (Priyanka Gandhi Vadra) go to the household of the deceased in Lakhimpur Kheri. He didn’t enable me to go too,” mentioned Baghel.
Earlier within the day, Congress Normal Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressed the rally and mentioned that it was time to vary the governance in Uttar Pradesh.
Highlighting the “brutal” incidents in Uttar Pradesh, Gandhi mentioned: “Whether or not it’s Sonbhadra, Unnao, Hathras, all of the victims mentioned that justice is required however there isn’t a hope from the federal government,” Gandhi mentioned.
The Chhattisgarh CM was accompanied by Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, MP Deepender Singh Hooda, and different social gathering leaders on the rally.
As many as eight folks together with 4 farmers died within the Lakhimpur Kheri incident on October 3.
The accused Ashish Mishra was arrested final evening, after 12 hours of interrogation by the Crime Department of Uttar Pradesh Police, in reference to the Lakhimpur Kheri incident case and was later despatched to judicial custody.
Two accused recognized as Luvkush and Ashish Pandey have been arrested earlier in reference to the incident.