| Lucknow |
Revealed: July 1, 2020 2:00:47 am
The Congress on Tuesday condemned the arrest of celebration chief Shahnawaj Alam in reference to the December protests towards the brand new citizenship legislation (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Whereas Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accused the BJP authorities of utilizing police “as an instrument to suppress” the voices that query it, celebration leaders, led by state Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and CLP chief Aradhna Mishra, hit the streets of Lucknow protesting Alam’s arrest.
“Leaders and staff of Congress are dedicated to elevating the difficulty of individuals. Whereas the BJP authorities can suppress different political events by making police an instrument of suppression however it will not have the ability to cease us,” Priyanka tweeted.
She additionally uploaded a CCTV footage purportedly from Alam’s residence displaying him being whisked away by police in plain garments on Monday evening. “…Such motion of the police is suppressive and unconstitutional. However troopers of Congress wouldn’t be scared of pretend circumstances and police lathicharge,” Priyanka mentioned, referring to the arrest of Ajay Kumar Lallu on Could 20 for allegedly offering faux paperwork of buses, which the celebration had organized to move migrant labourers from the UP border to their residence districts.
Alam was arrested from Hazratganj Monday evening over with a violent protest through the anti-CAA agitation on December 19 final 12 months. —WITH REDHEART
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