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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Bandh declared on October 11

Mumbai: The ruling ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ (MVA) led by Congress, Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra has declared a statewide bandh on October 11 to protest against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. This was announced by NCP president Jayant Patil. Earlier the state cabinet had passed a resolution expressing regret in the incident.

Eight people including four farmers were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh after a vehicle owned by union minister Ajay Mishra hit some farmers who were protesting. Uttar Pradesh police has registered an FIR against Ashish Mishra, son of Ajay Mishra.

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Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has taken a suo motu cognisance of Lakhimpur Kheri incident. A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will hear the matter on Thursday.



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