NEW DELHI: The daughter of India’s BJP legislator from Uttar Pradesh has alleged that her life is in danger from her father after she married a Dalit man and asked the police for security.
The 23-year-old Sakshi Misra, who is the daughter of Rajesh Misra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur in Bareilly district, uploaded a video on social media on Wednesday and informed about her wedding to Ajitesh Kumar (29) last Thursday, police said.
Bareily MLA Pappu Bhartaul’s daughter released a video appealing to her father to stop opposing her love marriage and call back his goons. The daughter had married a man against her families wishes and fears honour killing. @Uppolice pic.twitter.com/Z2hQcmWyJR
— Saurabh Trivedi (@saurabh3vedi) July 10, 2019
In another video, she has apprehended threat to her life from her father, brother and an associate, and urged the Bareilly senior superintendent of police to extend security to them.
Sakshi Misra has also appealed to the MPs and MLAs of Bareilly to not help Rajesh Misra as she alleged that her father and others were out to eliminate her.
The BJP legislator could not be reached for comments.
Deputy Inspector General R K Pandey said he had come to know of the video messages and had asked the SSP to extend security to the couple.The DIG said the police do not know where to give her security as she had not disclosed her location.
In the video, Sakshi Misra has also told her father to let her live her life. The woman warned that if anything happens to her or her husband, she would do something that would put him behind bars.