Shiv Sena MP wonders why Priyanka Gandhi is in jail when the “minister” is free if the law is equal for everyone in the country. Sanjay Rawat asked.
Sanjay Rawat met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today as Congress leaders Priyanka Vadra and Deepender Hooda were detained at a guest house in Sitapur near Lakhimpur.
Shiv Sena MP calls for joint opposition against UP government’s repression
Before the meeting, the Shiv Sena chief told reporters: “Priyanka Gandhi has been arrested, so it is necessary to meet Rahul Gandhi. If the law is equal for all, why is Priyanka Gandhi in jail when the minister is free to roam?”
Earlier on Twitter, Routh said, “#LakhimpurKeri violence shakes the nation, Priyanka Gandhi arrested, UP government arrested, Opposition leaders banned from meeting farmers. Joint opposition action is needed against government repression in UP. Rahul Gandhi This evening at 4.15 “
Meanwhile, Congress leader Harish Rawat also visited Rahul Gandhi’s residence.
Uttar Pradesh police today registered an FIR against Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Wardha and 11 others for disturbing peace in the state. According to police official Brijesh Tripathi, 11 persons, including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Deebender Hooda and Ajay Kumar Lallu, have been booked under Section 107/16 of the Indian Penal Code.
Earlier, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had said that she was detained for 28 hours without any order or FIR.
Eight people were killed in an outbreak of violence on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kerry.