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UP Govt Allows Congress Leaders Including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri

The UP’s Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal said the persmission has been given to Congress leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

UP Govt Allows Congress Leaders Including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri
UP government gives permission to Congress leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri. (Image: Twitter) -

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday gave permission to Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

"Permission has been given to five leaders of Congress, including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, to visit Lakhimpur," Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Navneet Sehgal said.

Also read: Lakhimpur Kheri Tragedy Was Pre-Planned To Teach Us A Lesson, Says Farmer Leader And Eye-Witness

Will Go To Lucknow With Two CMs: Rahul Gandhi After UP Police Denies Permission To Visit

Earlier in the day, the state government had denied permission to Rahul Gandhi for the visit, and an official spokesperson had said that no one would be allowed to visit the violence-hit district to vitiate its atmosphere.

Priyanka Gandhi is in detention at the PAC compound in Sitapur since Monday morning. She was on her way to meet the families of farmers killed in Sunday's violence in Lakhimpur Kheri when she was stopped. (With PTI inputs)

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