In a shocking turn of events, a speeding car had bulldozed into farmers who were protesting against the controversial farm bills resulting in not less than four people losing their lives and several people sustaining injuries. The incident was reported in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.
Going into detail, Ashish Misra, son of Ajay Misra, Union Minister of State had reportedly ran over his vehicle on the protesting farmers. The incident took place in Tikunia village. In the aftermath of the mishap, the locals and farmers attacked the Union Minister Son’s Convoy and four people lost their lives allegedly.
It has been widely reported that the alleged mishap took place when the farmers and locals had made arrangements to show their manager against the farm bills by waving black fans to Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. With the mishap taking place at the same time, a tense situation gripped the area.
The locals and farmers, who were not happy with what happened had vented out their anger against the convoy of the Union Minister’s son. This resulted in several cars being damaged and three cars were burnt completely.
With the situation slipping out of hand, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had intervened and directed the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) to look into the incident and take the required measures.
Reacting to the mishap, Yogi Adityanath said that what had happened with the incident was very unfortunate and assured that the appropriate measures would be taken by the government to see that the guilty are punished severely. We will not spare the guilty, the Chief Minister added.
Needless to say, the opposition leaders have condemned the incident and termed it as atrocities by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and held the party responsible for the incident. When the opposition leaders tried to reach the spot, they were detained by the cops.
Priyanka Gandhi made an unsuccessful attempt to reach the spot, who was detained by the cops. The Gandhi scion and police had indulged in a heated argument. Priyanka Gandhi had asked the cops to show the arrest warrant to detain her.