Congress leaders Jitin Prasada and Kaushal Mishra on Monday, 30 September, said they were put under house arrest ahead of a 'Nyay Yatra' in support of the jailed law student who has accused former Union minister Chinmayanand of rape.Besides former Union minister Prasada and district Congress president Mishra, Ajay Kumar Lallu, leader of Congress Legislative Party in the UP Assembly, and senior party leader Dheeraj Gurjar were arrested and kept at the Police Lines, police sources said.Mishra claimed authorities told him that no one would be taking out any rallies.Also Read: Chinmayanand Case: Why Is Rape Survivor in Jail, Asks Brinda Karat“SDM Sadar and CO City told me that I and Jitin Prasada have been put under house arrest. When they were asked as to why a heavy police force was deployed outside residence of Prasada, we were told that no one will be taking out any padyatra.”Kaushal Mishra told PTIThere was heavy police deployment outside the residence of Prasada from 10 in the morning.Police personnel, along with the PAC, have been deployed in the district in large numbers.Speaking to reporters in Lucknow on Sunday, Aradhana Mishra, deputy leader of the Congress Legislative Party in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, had claimed that the BJP government was helping Chinmayanand.“The BJP government is helping Swami Chinmayanand in every possible way. It has slapped extortion charges on the woman and arrested her, so as to weaken the case against Chinmayanand. In order to ensure delivery of justice to the woman”. Aradhana Mishra to PTICongress demands that the hearing of the rape case against Chinmayanand be taken up in a fast-track court and that the priority of the opposition party was to ensure that justice was delivered to the woman.Also Read: ‘Don’t Speak to the Media’: SIT Tells Father of UP Law Student(With inputs from PTI) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.