Ministers from states of Punjab and Chhattisgarh went to Lakhimpur Kheri on Friday to meet the families of four farmers and a journalist who died during the violent incident, and to give them cheque of Rs. 50 lakh each as promised by the governments of both the states.
The general secretary of Indian National Congress tweeted and informed about the fulfillment of promise. She also said that the Congress party will fight for the rights of Farmers.
आज छत्तीसगढ़ एवं पंजाब की सरकारों ने लखीमपुर के शहीद किसानों एवं पत्रकार रमन कश्यप को आर्थिक मदद का वादा पूरा किया।— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 22, 2021
कांग्रेस पार्टी किसानों के लिए न्याय की लड़ाई पुरजोर तरीके से लड़ेगी। ये हमारी प्रतिज्ञा भी है और प्रतिबद्धता भी। pic.twitter.com/SgBYq3QJu1
The Congress headquarter in Uttar Pradesh said that Punjab Agricultural Minister Randeep Singh Nabha and Chhattisgarh's Urban administration minister Shiv Kumar Dahariya gave the cheque of Rs. 50 lakh each to wife, mother and father of Journalist Late. Raman Kashyal, Jaswant Kaur, wife of farmer Late Nakshatra Singh, S. Satnam Singh, father of Late Lovepreet Singh, Paramjit Kaur, wife of Daljeet Singh and Sukhwinder Singh, father of Gurwinder Singh.
Agriculture minister of Punjab Randeep Singh Nabha condemned the Lakhimpur Violence and assured the farmers that the party will support them and help them get justice. Chhattisgarh Urban Administration Minister Shiv Kumar Dahariya also expressed grief over the incident and said that as per the promise made by Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Singh Baghel, he has arrived to give Rs. 50 Lakh ex-gratia each to the families of deceased farmers and a journalist.