A day after he was suspended from the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), social activist Yogendra Yadav stated he visited the lifeless BJP worker’s family to share their grief since it’s half of Indian tradition.
Yadav stated he regretted not consulting different members of the SKM earlier than his assembly and it saddens him to have harm their emotions.
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“In any movement, collective opinion prevails above individual understanding. I am sorry that I did not talk to other comrades of SKM before taking this decision,” he stated by way of an announcement.
“I respect the collective decision-making course of of the SKM and gladly settle for the punishment awarded below this course of.
“I will continue to work more diligently than ever for the success of this historic peasant movement,” he added.
Yadav defended his assembly with the Mishra family calling it an act of “humanity”.
“It is in line with humanity and Indian culture to share the misery of even those who are your sworn enemies,” he stated.
He stated he met households of the farmers and the journalist killed in the identical incident earlier than transferring on to fulfill family of the BJP employee. He hoped that his public expression of sentiments will solely strengthen farmers’ motion.
“I hope that a fruitful dialogue can be started on this question,” he stated.
According to a senior farmer chief, Yadav’s suspension choice was taken at a normal physique assembly of the SKM, which has been spearheading the nationwide protest in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines.
“He (Yadav) cannot participate in the meetings and other activities of Samyukta Kisan Morcha,” the chief stated.
Yadav had attended the SKM’s normal physique assembly on Thursday.
In all, eight individuals have been killed in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. Four farmers and a journalist have been run over when a Jeep allegedly being pushed by a union minister’s son ploughed by way of a strolling column of farmers within the district’s Tikunia village. Angry farmers then allegedly dragged out some individuals from automobiles half of the convoy and beat them to demise.
The different lifeless included two BJP staff and their driver.