Highlights

  • Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi reached Lakhimpur on Wednesday evening
  • Congress leaders meet family of deceased Lovepreet Singh
  • Lovepreet Singh, 3 others were allegedly run over by a car driven by minister's son

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Rahul Gandhi first went to Sitapur, where his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was lodged since her arrest. The Congress leaders then visited violence hit Lakhimpur.

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached UP's Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday evening and met the family of 19-year-old Lovepreet Singh who died in Sunday’s violence.

Lovepreet Singh along with three others were allegedly run over by a car driven by Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Channi, KC Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala and Deepender Hooda are part of the Congress team that arrived in Lakhimpur Kheri

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There is a heavy deployment of forces and a huge gathering outside the residence that the leaders are visiting. 

The UP government on Wednesday allowed Rahul and Priyanka to visit Lakhimpur Kheri after initially blocking attempts by opposition leaders to reach the district.

Rahul Gandhi first went to Sitapur, where his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was lodged since her arrest. The Congress leaders then left from Sitapur for violence hit Lakhimpur.

 

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