Bhubaneswar: Youth Congress oppose Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra’s vehicle at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.
According to reports, the youth Congress showed black flags and opposed the Minster as his car crossed the Airport square.
They opposed the atrocities and killing of the farmers in the gruesome Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
The youth congress leaders hurled eggs at the carcade since the son of the minister had allegedly crushed the opposing farmer with his car.
The general secretary Rajat Choudhry said, thaat any central minister who comes to Odisha in the near future shall be opposed subsequently.
“Odisha is a State of farmers and a sacred place of Lord Jagannath. Earlier, we had warned the Minister not to enter Odisha due to his son’s alleged involvement in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence,” said NSUI State president Yashir Nawaz.
Despite the warning, he came to Odisha. So, the NSUI hurled eggs and ink on his vehicle, he said.
Nawaz warned that the NSUI activists will continue their protest whenever the Union minister visits the state until he tenders his resignation. Police have detained some NSUI activists.
According to reports, that on October 8 after being served the second notice, Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni and accused of running over farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, appeared before the Police on Saturday to record his statement.
A lot of his supporters had also reached the Crime Branch office in Lakhimpur Kheri where interrogation of Ashish Mishra was held.
Heavy security had been deployed in and around the place where interrogation with Ashish Mishra was done. Barricades had been set up at each entry point. Internet services had also been suspended.
The Supreme Court had also taken Suo Motto cognizance in this matter. And had directed the Uttar Pradesh government to take the matter seriously and submit a detailed report.
It is noteworthy, several persons were injured and three vehicles were set on fire when protests on farm laws took a violent turn and unidentified persons opened fire at the farmers.
Infuriated farmers set three jeeps on fire after some of the protestors were run over by the vehicles. One of the vehicles belongs to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra Teni.