Port Blair, Oct. 12: The Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee (ANTCC) organized "Maun Vrat" (vow of silence) against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence to demand the resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Mr. Ajay Mishra on Monday near Gandhi Bhawan, Port Blair.

Eight people died in the October 3 violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri and of them, four were farmers, allegedly knocked down by a vehicle carried by Minister Ajay Mishra's son.

The protest was led by ANTCC President Mr. Rangalal Halder and ANTCC Campaign Committee Chairman Mr. TSG Bhasker.