The families of 4 farmers and a journalist who died in violence in Uttar Pradesh will get Rs. 50 lakh would be funded Chhattisgarh And Punjab Chief ministers have announced.
Four farmers, a journalist and nine others, including a BJP member, were killed in the recent violence in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh. Accompanied by former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit Lakhimpur to offer condolences to the families of the affected farmers Punjab Chief Minister Saranjit Singh Sunny, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupathi Bagel arrived in Lucknow. Then, to reporters Punjab Chief Minister Saranjit Singh Sunny said:
We are in support of the families of the slain farmers. The violence in Lakhimpur is reminiscent of the Jallianwala Bagh violence.
In UP, the BJP-led government is galvanizing democracy. To the families of 4 farmers and a journalist who died in the Lakhimpur violence Punjab Rs 50 lakh each will be provided on behalf of the government.
Thus said Saranjit Singh Sunny. Similarly, Lakhimpur condemned the violence Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhubaneswar Bagel, 4 deceased farmers and their families Chhattisgarh The state government will also provide financial assistance of Rs 50 lakh each.-PDI