Haryana CM Khattar suspends public prayers on roads amidst protest
Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday suspended offering public prayers on roads amidst the protests.
The Chief Minister said, “All previous sanctions given for public prayers stand nullified and the state government will now work out an ‘amicable solution’ that will uphold all rights and ensure no encroachment or exploitation.”
Khattar clarified, “We have no issues anybody practicing religion at their religious places but the use of open spaces is not acceptable.”
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Until then he has suspended any offering of public prayers on the roads or public places.
Haryana CM Khattar mentioned a recent agreement made by the Gurugram administration He said, “We got to know that there was a meeting between groups and some places were agreed upon or allocated but we, with immediate effect, withdraw all and will work out an amicable solution soon.”
He further said, “There should be no law-and-order situation or any tension about same.”
He assured to help in finding spaces free of encroachment for the Waqf board. “Till then, people should offer prayers at their legal sites, homes, etc. We won’t infringe on any rights but nobody’s allowed to bully,” Khattar said.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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