Digital Desk, Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh Congress will formally launch its election campaign for the 2022 assembly elections on Sunday. On the first day, party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address a rally in Varanasi. The rally, which was earlier named as Pratigya Rally, has now been renamed as Kisan Nyay Rally and will primarily focus on the Lakhimpur incident involving farmers. The rally will take place on Sunday afternoon at Jagatpur Inter College ground and party leaders are working overtime to ensure huge attendance at the event.
Before addressing the rally, Priyanka will offer prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple and Durga temple in Varanasi. Congress state president Ajay Kumar Lallu said, “To ensure justice to the farmers killed by the son of a Union minister in Lakhimpur Kheri, the party will launch an agitation at the rally and ensure that this movement is done in all the states, villages, localities, markets and Arrived in the assembly constituency.
He claimed that the party’s agitation would continue till justice was ensured to the families of the slain farmers. He said that the arrest of the minister’s son Ashish Mishra on Saturday was insufficient. Teni should also resign to ensure a fair investigation into the incident. Hitting out at the BJP-led state government over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, Lallu alleged that it was surprising that a government which ensures demolition with bulldozers and displays posters of criminals in small incidents, was talking about killing of farmers. Is silent.
The UPCC chief said, the government should say when will it release the posters of the accused persons of Lakhimpur Kheri. He alleged that the BJP government at the Center and in the state was trying its best to save the accused and the minister’s son. Meanwhile, as per the instructions of the AICC, Congress leaders and workers will observe a three-hour silence outside the Raj Bhavan on Monday to protest against the Lakhimpur incident.