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Lakhimpur Kheri deaths: Rs 45 lakh to kin of dead farmers, retired HC judge to probe

Oct 04, 2021 15:21 IST | By Editorji News Desk

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced that it will pay a compensation of ₹45 lakh and a government job to the kin of the four farmers killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. The injured will be given ₹10 lakh. 

The Yogi Adityanath govt has also said that it will order a judicial probe into the deaths. 

Also watch | Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers guard bodies overnight, refuse cremation till action on accused

The farmers have now called off their protest against the deaths in Lakhimpur. 8 people, including 4 farmers, were killed on Sunday after violence erupted during protests against union minister Ajay Mishra

Union minister Ajay Misra's son Ashish Misra has been accused of running over a group of protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, resulting in four deaths.

The BJP claims that the farmers threw stones at the car because of which the driver lost control. 

Also watch | Lakhimpur Kheri: Union minister Ajay Mishra denies allegations, says his son was not present at the site

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