A day after the standoff between the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh authorities and the Congress over the latter’s supply to supply 1,000 buses for migrants, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra claimed these attempting to assist stranded labourers are being jailed and requested social gathering staff to hold on.
The Uttar Pradesh Congress chief was arrested twice on Wednesday – first in Agra for sitting on a dharna to protest in opposition to UP authorities not granting permission to permit buses organized for migrants by the Congress enter the state.
He was granted bail by an Agra court docket and launched, earlier than being rearrested by a crew of Lucknow police in a second case filed right here in reference to the Congress’ standoff with the state authorities.
“Have you ever seen the the strategy of Yogi (Adityanath) authorities to battle the coronavirus epidemic? When the Congress organized buses for migrant labourers, the Yogi authorities despatched Uttar Pradesh Congress president to jail in a false case,” Priyanka Gandhi, the overall secretary of the social gathering, alleged in a message.
The social gathering’s Uttar Pradesh unit’s media convenor stated Lallan Kumar stated she requested the social gathering staff to not be afraid and stick with it the battle.
Priyanka Gandhi additional stated, “The complete nation is standing united to battle the epidemic however the UP authorities is placing these making preparations of bus, practice tickets, meals and ration for the labourers in jail.”
Referring to the 30th loss of life anniversary of her father, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, she has stated, “Rajiv ji gave his life for the nation. He liked Hindustan and its folks. He couldn’t see their ache. We’ve got learnt from him to assist the weak.”
Lallan Kumar stated that Priyanka Gandhi has referred to as upon about 50,000 Congress staff of the state to boost their voices for the labourers by way of ‘Fb dwell’ on Thursday in opposition to the alleged “oppression”, as that will be the “correct tribute for Rajiv Gandhi”.
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