Top Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. 

Citing the SIT report on Lakhimpur Kheri incident that stated that the ‘killing’ of farmers was a “pre-planned” conspiracy, Rahul Gandhi moved the adjournment motion, demanding sacking of union minister Ajay Mishra. 

Notably, Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra is the prime accused in the case. 

The SIT has pleaded for addition of “attempt to murder” and other charges against the accused in the case.   

Also read: SIT report on Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Opposition questions government, demands removal of union minister

At least eight people were killed on October 3 at Lakhimpur Kheri during a farmers’ protest.   

After four farmers were run over, allegedly by an SUV driven by Ashish Mishra, violence broke out in which four more, including a journalist, were killed. 

After four farmers were run over, allegedly by an SUV driven by Ashish Mishra, violence broke out in which four more, including a journalist, were killed. 

Meanwhile, the Opposition has renewed its demand for removal of union minister Ajay Mishra after a special investigation team (SIT) report stated that the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 was a “pre-planned conspiracy” to kill farmers. 

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