Watch: Akhilesh Yadav, SP workers detained in UP during anti-farm law protests

PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 06:58 PM IST
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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was detained by police in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow. Akhilesh was detained after he sat on a dharna in Lucknow to protest against the Centre's farm laws. Yadav was scheduled to visit Kannauj and lead a farmers' protest. Anti-riot teams were deployed after security was beefed up outside his residence. Yadav broke the cordon and sat on a dharna near the Samajwadi Party office. Police detained several SP workers who joined the party chief. This comes as farmers have called for a nationwide strike on Tuesday from 11 am till 3 pm. Watch the full video for more details.

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