Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu Sunday alleged the dispute government has deployed armed police originate air his location right here to close him from going to Jhansi, a day after he changed into as soon as arrested temporarily by the dispute police for taking away a march allegedly without permission.
He accused the BJP-led government of “muzzling” the insist of truth and making an are attempting to close democratic protests.
The police acknowledged the pressure has been deployed originate air Lallu’s location as they obtained a “message from the District Justice of the Peace of Jhansi that Ajay Kumar Lallu must now now not be allowed to return to Jhansi”.
Lallu and over 50 event workers had been arrested in Lalitpur on Saturday after they tried to take out the Gai Bachao, Kisan Bachao (set up cow, set up farers)’ march without permission, nonetheless had been launched after a pair of hours, police had acknowledged.
The Congress had also alleged Saturday that Lallu changed into as soon as untraceable for some time after his arrest.
Lallu told PTI on Sunday, “The day earlier than instantly, I changed into as soon as arrested in Lalitpur, after which launched. Nonetheless, the police took me to Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh, and when my now now not reaching Lucknow started trending on Twitter, I changed into as soon as dropped at Lucknow in a hurried manner. I reached my location in Lucknow at 2.00 am.”
He also acknowledged, “At present (Sunday), I changed into as soon as scheduled to switch to Jhansi, nonetheless there might per chance be police deployed originate air my apartment.”
“This undemocratic (BJP) government is hell-zigzag on unleashing atrocities. It needs to muzzle our voices. I in fact own introduced the ashes of cows from Lalitpur and will immerse them in Mandakini river in Chitrakoot.”
He acknowledged PAC (Provincial Armed Constabulary) personnel introduced in three vehicles had been deployed originate air his location in Lucknow.
“Why is the federal government jumpy if we impartial appropriate wish to verify the cows and the farmers, and take out a still march,” he requested.
“We can not watch cows and farmers die. The government must uncover us a selected day after we are in a position to raise our insist against them and back demonstrations,” he acknowledged.
Within the period in-between, UP Congress spokesperson Ashok Singh acknowledged, “Why it took the police so powerful time to bring Ajay Kumar Lallu from Jhansi to Lucknow. The police had been unable to uncover us the positioning of our leader.”
When contacted, Extra Director General of Police (Law and Make clear) Prashant Kumar, acknowledged, “Now we own got obtained a message from the District Justice of the Peace of Jhansi that Ajay Kumar Lallu must now now not be allowed to return to Jhansi. Hence, police pressure has been deployed originate air his location.”
On Lallu being taken to Chhatarpur Saturday, Kumar acknowledged, “It’s that it’s doubtless you’ll presumably mediate of that the dispute chief (of Congress) changed into as soon as taken to Chhatarpur, nonetheless he changed into as soon as dropped at Lucknow in the evening itself by a circle officer and sub-divisional magistrate.”