Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav is on a sit-in outside his home in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow after he was not allowed to leave home to visit Lakhimpur Kheri district, where eight including four farmers were killed in violence on Sunday.
Police forces have been deployed outside his home in Lucknow’s Vikramaditya Marg.
In an escalating confrontation with the Yogi Adityanath government, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had a face-off with police personnel early this morning after was stopped from visiting Lakhimpur Kheri. She was was detained late last night on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the families of the farmers who were killed.Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister SS Randhawa were not allowed to land in Lucknow, Congress sources said.
With inputs from NDTV