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News Epicentre: U.P Police Blocks Priyanka Gandhi

Jul 19, 2019 09:29 PM IST India India
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Days after 10 people were killed in a gun battle over a land dispute in Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh Political battle lines have been drawn between Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and U.P CM Yogi Adityanath - Priyanka Gandhi was on her way from beneras to sonbhadra to meet the family members of victims when she was stopped by the U.P police and taken into preventive custody. She is currently being held in a Guest House in Mirzapur - and the Congress has launched protests in multiple cities. The main accused - a man named - Yagya Dutt is in police custody while Yogi Adityanath has blamed the Congress - saying the land dispute goes back to when the party was in power. Meanwhile - U.P police sources say they are ready to grant bail to Priyanka Gandhi - but will act if she tries to go to Sonbhadra - adding that they will not bow down. Is Priyanka Gandhi's move to Sonbhadra the real law and order problem? 10 people have died in a gun battle over a land dispute - and the U.P police is deployed to tackle Priyanka Gandhi - is that the real concern for the Yogi Sarkar - is this politics with an eye on the 2022 state elections - the prime law and order concern for the government?