khaskhabar.com : Thursday, 22 July 2021 8:50 PM
Lucknow . Uttar Pradesh Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu and several leaders were arrested on Thursday after a clash between party workers and police in Lucknow. Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra has been placed under house arrest.
The Congress leader was on his way to the Raj Bhavan to submit a memorandum on the Pegasus spyware controversy when a clash broke out with the police.
Ajay Kumar Lallu was placed under house arrest by the police in the first day.
Lallu joined Congress workers on foot while taking out a march from Parivartan Chowk to demand a judicial inquiry into the Pegasus spyware case.
Police tried to stop Ajay Kumar Lallu but this led to a clash between the party workers and the police.
The arrested party workers have been taken to the Eco Garden.
Talking to reporters, the state Congress president targeted the state government and also accused the Center of not respecting the privacy of the people.
“The Congress will not back down from this struggle against the suppression of democracy,” he said.
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