Punjab-origin MPs from Canada, UK condemn Lakhimpur Kheri violence

They are Tim Uppal and Ruby Sahota from Canada and Preet Kaur Gill and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi from the UK

Punjab-origin MPs from Canada, UK condemn Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Four farmers were killed in the violence. PTI

Sukhmeet Bhasin

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, October 5

Punjab-origin MPs from Canada and UK have condemned the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in UP where eight people, including, four farmers, were killed on Sunday.

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Canadian MP Tim Uppal tweeted, “Shocked to learn about the brazen attack on protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri which killed 4 farmers and injured many others. Those responsible must be brought to justice.”


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UK MP Preet Kaur Gill tweeted. “This is deeply disturbing and there must be an investigation into the deaths of the 4 farmers who were peacefully protesting.

1. Gurwinder Singh, 19

2. Lovepreet Singh, 20

3. Daljeet Singh, 35

4. Nachatar Singh, 60

Canadian MP Ruby Sahota tweeted, “I’m heartbroken to learn about the violence directed at protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, India. My heartfelt condolences to the families of those who were killed or injured. I add my voice to the growing calls for justice and accountability.”


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UK MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi tweeted, “Devastating to learn about the trampling to death of peaceful #FarmersProtest activists and others in #LakhimpurKheri India. My heartfelt condolences to the families for their immense loss. Hope the authorities and media will treat them fairly, because they deserve justice now.”

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