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Killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri condemnable but...: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 13, 2021 18:49 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Condemning the death of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said such incident are happening elsewhere in India as well and are a cause of concern but these issues should not be raised only when it suits someone. 

Referring to the critics of PM Modi, the minister said that they should also raise their voices when similar incident happen in the other parts of the country while specifically naming economist Amartya Sen. 

Also watch: Lakhimpur Kheri deaths: Ashish Mishra denied bail

While answering a question about why there has been no word from the prime minister and there is a 'defensive' reaction from the govt, Nirmala Sitharaman said that no one is being defensive about the prime minister or the BJP

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