Samajwadi Social gathering chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday launched a sit-in protest exterior his residence in Lucknow after he was stopped from going to Kannauj to steer a farmers’ protest. In the meantime, greater than a whole lot of staff of the social gathering, who continued with their protest towards the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines enacted earlier this 12 months, have been arrested in Kannauj.
Yadav additionally wrote to Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla over the protests asking him to step in. “Aside from being a Lok Sabha member and Samajwadi Social gathering nationwide president, I had fulfilled my constitutional responsibility as UP chief minister. There was a pre-announced programme of mine in Kannauj in help of farmers. All preparations have been in place. However on the directions of the UP authorities, I used to be prevented from going to Kannauj,” he stated.
He added heavy police drive has been deployed at his home on Vikramaditya Marg. “The police even took my car beneath their management. This undemocratic behaviour of the state authorities just isn’t solely an infringement of my rights as a citizen but in addition of particular privileges as an LS member. Kindly intervene in order that my proper to my democratic duties is restored,” Yadav wrote.