State Government would provide full compensation for the damage : Manohar Lal
INVC NEWS Haryana, The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that the state government would not spare those found guilty of indulging in violent activities and no false case would be registered against anyone. A high level probe would be got conducted into the entire incident and strict action would be taken against all officers and employees of police and administration involved in this incident. Addressing a press conference in Rohtak today, he said that thorough investigation of the entire chain of events would be conducted and conspirators would be exposed. Referring to the audio clip which has surfaced, he said it would be thoroughly investigated. If the involvement of any person belonging to any political party or organization is found, he would not be spared. He said that the persons who had damaged property during the agitation would be identified and strict action would be taken against them. He said that the State Government would provide full compensation for the damage caused to property during the recent agitation in the state. Describing the recent incidents of arson and violence as unfortunate, the Chief Minister urged the people to remain calm and patient. The state government would estimate losses suffered by the people after gathering full information. Mr Manohar Lal said that ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh would be given to the next of kin of the innocent persons killed during the agitation after investigations. Besides, government job would be given to one member of the family of the deceased. He said that strict action would be taken against the officers and employees found negligent and a committee of retired officers would be constituted to investigate their conduct. Action would be taken against them on the basis of the report of the committee, he added. Haryana is a progressive state and such incidents have hindered its progress. He expressed the hope that the state would soon recover from the impact of such incidents. Dharnas at all places across the state have been lifted and blockades on all roads cleared, he added. The Chief Minister said that the State Government would not disturb the quota of 27 per cent reservation meant for the Other Backward Classes. The Government would make a separate provision for their reservation. He urged the people and social organizations to maintain peace and brotherhood through Peace Committees and other social programmes. Earlier, the Chief Minister met the people of Rohtak city, enquired about their wellbeing. Addressing the people, he assured them that the government would not spare the guilty and would provide compensation for the losses. Earlier, the Chief Minister also held a meeting with officers. Political Advisor to Chief Minister, Mr. Jagdish Chopra, MLA, Mr. Manish Grover, Chief Secretary, Mr. D.S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary, Personnel, Training, Vigilance and Parliamentary Affairs Department, Mr. A.K. Singh, Director General of Police-cum-Managing Director, Haryana Police Housing Corporation, Mr. B.S. Sandhu, Divisional Commissioner, Mr. Chander Prakash, Deputy Commissioner, D.K. Behera and other officers were also present in the meeting.