Stern Action Will be Taken Against Guilty: Akhilesh

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government was committed to provide justice and security to all residents

Published: 28th July 2014 07:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2014 07:18 PM   |  A+A-


A view of a street during curfew in Saharanpur a day after violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute on Sunday | PTI


LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said those guilty of violent incident in Saharanpur district would not be spared and stern action would be taken against them.

During a meeting with Punjab Assembly Speaker Charanjeet Singh Atwal here, Yadav said the state government was committed to provide justice and security to all residents. When asked about the plot of land for which clashes erupted in Saharanpur, the Chief Minister said the matter is sub judice and action would be taken accordingly.

Adequate compensation would be given to those affected from the incident, he said, adding that prompt action was taken by the government and the administration to control the violence which broke out suddenly.

The Chief Minister and the Punjab Assembly Speaker appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony and not to pay heed on the rumours.

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