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Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA’s daughter fears for life after marrying a Dalit

The daughter of an Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator has alleged that her life is in danger from her father after she married a Dalit man and asked the police for security.

Sakshi Misra (23), who is the daughter of Rajesh Misra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur in Bareilly district, uploaded a video on social media on Wednesday and talked about her wedding to Ajitesh Kumar (29) last Thursday, police said.

In another video, she has apprehended threat to her life from her father, brother and an associate, and urged the Bareilly SSP to extend security to them.
Sakshi has also appealed to the MP and MLAs of Bareilly not to help Rajesh Misra as she alleged that her father and others were out to eliminate her. The BJP legislator could not be reached for comment.

Deputy Inspector General RK 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 did not know where to give her security as she had not disclosed her location.

In the video, Sakshi has also told her father to let her live her life. The woman warned that if anything happened to her or her husband, she would do something that would put him behind bars.