UP: Priyanka hits out at BJP over farmer's death in Budaun prison

DN Bureau

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at BJP government in Uttar Pradesh citing a media report which stated that a farmer, who was in the prison for not paying his electricity bill, died.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Lucknow: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at BJP government in Uttar Pradesh citing a media report which stated that a farmer, who was in the prison for not paying his electricity bill, died.

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"The UP's BJP government raised electricity prices and farmers are being tortured by putting them in jail in the name of recovery of electricity bill. The incident that happened to a farmer from Budaun, Brijun. It is condemnable. His family should be compensated and no farmer should be tortured," she tweeted. (ANI)

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