Haryana government working for the betterment of people: Khattar

Mar 07, 2017 17:05 | Haryana

Chandigarh, March 7- Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that it is for the first time that the budget of the State has crossed the mark of Rs one lakh crore and added that budget outlay in all areas has been increased.

          Mr, Manohar Lal who was interacting with the media persons during the ongoing session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha here today was asked to comment on the statement made by the members of opposition parties that in the budget for the year 2017-18, allocation of funds in some areas has been reduced. The Chief Minister made it clear that there is no area in which budget has been reduced.

          In reply to a question concerning the dispute between two communities in village Sagga, district Karnal over performing ghurchari ritual, the Chief Minister said that the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Mr Krishan Kumar and MLA Mr Bhagwan Das Kabirpanthi who were rushed to the village today had a dialogue with members of both the communities and it is hoped that the issue would soon be resolved and those who had migrated from the village would soon return.

          Asked to comment on the other measures being taken by the State Government for the early resolution of the issue, the Chief Minister said that we have constituted a 21-member committee and the members are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue. Apart from this, the concerned Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police are persuading the members of both the communities to resolve the issue. The Chief Minister hoped that irrespective of fault of any group, the issue would be resolved through mutual consent.