UPCC chief, party men detained in Lucknow while marching to Raj Bhawan

UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu and several Congress workers were detained on Friday as they attempted to march towards Raj Bhawan to observe ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’

UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu
UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu
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UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu and several Congress workers were detained on Friday as they attempted to march towards Raj Bhawan to observe 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas'.

Lallu and his supporters were detained near his house.

The Congress had announced that it would observe Kisan Adhikar Diwas on Friday and gherao the Raj Bhawan in protest against the farm laws.


Talking to reporters, the UPCC chief said that the Yogi Adityanath government was infringing on their democratic rights to hold a peaceful protest.

"The Congress will continue its fight against this kind of oppression," he said.

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