Uttar Pradesh government has constituted a judicial panel to probe the ‘violence’ that broke out at Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 during a farmers’ protest. 

At least eight people lost their lives in the unprecedented violence at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh. 

The violence broke out after Ashish Mishra, son of union minster Ajay Mishra, had allegedly mowed down farmers killing at least four farmers and injuring several others. 

The UP government has constituted a one-member panel comprising retired Allahabad High Court judge Pradeep Kumar Srivastava. 

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The panel will submit report of its findings within two months and will be headquartered at Lakhimpur Kheri. 

“The commission shall complete the enquiry within a period of two months from the date of the issue of this notification,” read a notification. 

Meanwhile, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to probe the violence has summoned two persons including Ashish Mishra, son of union minster Ajay Mishra, for questioning. 

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