Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra defends UP party leader Ajay Kumar Lallu, says he has always fought for marginalized people


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the party will continue to fight for the leader of the Uttar Pradesh unit Ajay Kumar Lallu


Defending leader of his party in Uttar Pradesh Ajay Kumar Lallu, who was arrested in a case of cheating and counterfeiting, Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Tuesday that he had always beaten for the displaced and marginalized.

His remarks precede the Lallu bail hearing which, according to UP Congress media coordinator Lalan Kumar, will take place on Thursday.

In a series of tweets, Priyanka Gandhi accused the Yogi Adityanath government of violating all humanitarian principles.

“Having lived a life of struggle, perseverance and courage, the President of the Congress of the UP, Shri. Ajay Kumar Lallu knows well the sufferings of the displaced and marginalized people. He has always fought for them throughout his career, “she said.

“Throwing him in prison for baseless accusations during a pandemic reveals the anti-democratic and resolutely opportunistic spirit of the Yogi government and violates all humanitarian principles,” she added.

The Secretary General of Congress has declared that the party will continue to fight for him.

The president of the party’s state unit was arrested twice on May 20 – first in Agra for sitting on a dharna in protest against the UP government for not authorizing the authorization of the buses provided for migrants by the party to enter the state.

He was released on bail by an Agra court and released, before being arrested again by a Lucknow police team in a second case filed here in connection with Congress’s stalemate with the government. State.

He has been charged under articles of the Indian Penal Code relating to fraud and falsification of documents.

UP Congress media chief Lalan Kumar said the MP / MLA special court will hear the bail hearing on May 28.

Congress on Sunday asked Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to withdraw the “false” cases against Ajay Kumar Lallu.

UP Congress spokesperson Ashok Singh said Ajay Kumar Lallu was convicted of helping migrant workers and workers return to the state and putting him in prison was “authoritarian” by from the Yogi Adityanath government.


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