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Tag: Manohar Lal Khattar

Khattar Accused Pb Counterpart of Misleading on SYL

(Chd,Hary)Khattar Accused Pb Counterpart of Misleading on SYL
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar accused Punjab of “misleading” on the Sutlej-Yamuna link canal despite the apex court ruling in their favour.
He said this during a review meeting on the canal issue.
The chief minister was informed that chief secretaries of both states would be meeting the central water secretary in New Delhi on December 6 over the issue.
Khattar also slammed the neighbouring state on stubble burning.
“Punjab is misleading the country by targeting Haryana on the issue of stubble burning and holding the state responsible for increasing pollution,” he said.
In September 2019, the Supreme Court had given four months to Punjab, Haryana and the Centre to find an amicable solution to the SYL canal issue.
Haryana has been seeking the completion of the canal to get its share of 3.5 million acre feet of river waters.

Khattar Denies Any Possibility Of Tanwar’s Entry in BJP

(Karnal,Hary)Khattar Denies Any Possibility Of Tanwar’s Entry in BJP
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday ruled out any possibility of inducting former state Congress chief Ashok Tanwar into the BJP fold after the latter quit his party.
Khattar slammed the opposition Congress, saying Tanwar’s allegations of irregularities in ticket allotment have exposed the party, and asserted only those people who have a “clean past” and “carry no baggage” will be allowed to join the BJP.
We will not give him (Tanwar) entry (into BJP), he told reporters here.
Asked about Tanwar’s reported remarks that the BJP had invited him, Khattar said it was completely wrong.
“Had the BJP invited him (Tanwar), he would have come by now,” the chief minister said.

Khattar Declares Himself Absolutely Clean in Nomination Papers

(Chd,Haryana) Khattar Declares Himself Absolutely Clean
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the assembly polls from Karnal, declared assets worth Rs 1.27 crore.
In an affidavit filed before the returning officer in Karnal, from where he is seeking re-election, 65-year-old Khattar declared moveable assets worth Rs 94 lakh and immoveable worth Rs 33 lakh.
According to the affidavit, his moveable assets grew from Rs 8,29,952 in 2014 to Rs 94,00,985 this year. It included his bank deposits and cash in hand.
In the immoveable assets, Khattar has inherited a piece of agricultural land worth Rs 30 lakh at his native Binyani village in Rohtak district.
He does not possess any non-agricultural land or commercial property but has a 800 sq feet house at Binyani village.
It has a market value of Rs 3 lakh, the same as the previous poll affidavit.
He does not have any criminal case against him and was never convicted in any case, states the affidavit.
The chief minister, who does not own any vehicle, has shown his educational qualification as a graduate from Delhi University and has Rs 15,000 cash in hand.
There are no loans/dues/liabilities outstanding against him.
There are also no outstanding dues in respect of rent, electricity, water and telephone charges for the accommodation provided to him in Chandigarh’s Sector 3.
Khattar, a bachelor, who in his 2014 affidavit had declared himself as an “agriculturist” who took tuitions as well, has now shown himself as an MLA by profession.
Khattar has declared salary as his source of income and filed income tax returns of Rs 28.95 lakh in 2018-19, Rs 31.39 lakh in 2017-18, Rs 34.86 lakh in 2016-17 and Rs 6.21 lakh in 2015-2016.

Congress Attacks Khattar Govt for Ignoring Mewat

[Mewat,Har]Congress Attacks Khattar Govt for Ignoring Mewat
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday accused the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana of meeting out step- motherly treatment to the Mewat region and not giving it development opportunities.
Addressing a ‘Parivartan Rally’ Surjewala alleged that the Khattar dispensation was meeting out step-motherly treatment to the Mewat region “by not giving due share in development opportunities”.
If the Congress came to power after the next assembly polls in Haryana, it would establish a university in Mewat, among other projects.

Jind MLA Middha Dies, CM Khattar Condoles

[Chd,Haryana] Jind MLA Middha Dies, CM Khattar Condoles
Haryana’s main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA, Hari Chand Middha, died at a private hospital in Delhi,
He was 76.
He was cremated with full state honours in Jind today
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar paid tributes and laid a wreath on the mortal remains of Middha.
The chief minister said Middha was “not only a leader with clean image, but also a great human being”.
“He would always be remembered for his selfless service,”

CM Khattar to Hold Additional Charge of Information &PR

[Chd,Har]Chief Minister Khattar to Hold Additional Charge of Information &PR
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will now also hold the additional portfolio of Information, Public Relations and Languages department
This portfolio was earlier held by state’s Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain,
Kavita Jain, according to sources, was divested of the Information and Public Relations portfolio to avoid “conflict of interest” after her husband Rajiv Jain was tipped to be appointed as the new media adviser to state’s chief minister.

Anil Vij Declares Ban On Release of “Padmaavat” in Haryana

[Chd, Haryana]Anil Vij Declares Ban On Release of “Padmaavat” in Haryana
Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’ in the state,
Health Minister Anil Vij tweeted.
“Film Padmavati/Padmavat banned in Haryana”
Vij had earlier said that he would not allow screening of the movie in the state. He had alleged that Bhansali had wrongly presented historical facts in the movie to “defame” the image of ‘Rani Padmavati’ and this had hurt the sentiments of lakhs of people.
“Rani Padmavati is the symbol of Indian women’ pride. The character assassination of Padmavati will not be tolerated at any level,”
The film, mired in controversy over its plot line, had been given a go-ahead by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which has asked the makers to change the title from ‘Padmavati’ to ‘Padmaavat’ and suggested some other modifications.
The film is set for release on January 25

Khattar Govt To Launch Special Buses For Girl Students

[Chandigarh,Haryana]Khattar Govt To Launch Special Buses For Girl Students
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today directed the Transport Department to seek the requirement of special buses for girl students from higher education and technical education departments.
Khattar, was presiding over a meeting to review the functioning of Transport, Housing and Jail departments here,
CM said that a provision of safe and convenient transport facility for girls studying in colleges was one of the priorities of the government,
He directed the department concerned to set up bus stops in front of new educational institutes for convenience of the students.
He asked it to make a mechanism to ensure that a student should at least have a learner’s driving license when he graduates.
He directed that a refresher course of five to seven days in ‘First Aid’ be conducted for all the drivers and conductors of Haryana Roadways.
As per official release , the recruitment process of filling up 1,495 vacant posts of heavy vehicle drivers on outsourcing policy and 930 vacant posts of conductors on regular basis has been initiated.
Installation of CCTV cameras in 300 buses of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Sonipat and Panipat has been taken up as pilot project.

Ambassadors Of Slovak+Mali+Armenia,Invited Haryanavi Entrepreneurs

[Chandigarh,Haryana]3 Ambassadors Appreciates Progress Of Food Processing Industries In Haryana
Three Indian Ambassadors to different countries today met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and invited the entrepreneurs of the state to set up ventures in these countries.
The Ambassador to Slovak Republic, Param Jit Mann,
Ambassador-designate to Republic of Armenia, Yogeshwar Sangwan, and
Ambassador to Republic of Mali, Ajay Kumar Sharma,
met CM Khattar,
Khattar assured cooperation of his government to the three countries and directed senior officers of the state government to remain in touch with the three ambassadors.
The diplomats appreciated the development made by Haryana and were all praise for the
auto hub of Gurgaon,
textiles units of Panipat and
the food processing industry
of the state,

Haryana Returns Cheque,Of Rs191.75 Cr To Dispatcher Punjab For SYL Canal

[Chandigarh,Haryana]Haryana Returns Cheque,In Original, Of Rs191.75 Cr To Punjab For SYL Canal
Burning In Jat Quota Stir Haryana’s Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said his government has returned the cheque for Rs 191.75 crore “in original” which Punjab had sent yesterday for Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.
The Punjab Cabinet had on Tuesday decided to dispatch a cheque for Rs 191.75 crore back to Haryana which had sent it towards construction of the SYL canal. The cheque was dispatched yesterday.
The Haryana government has also moved an application in the Supreme Court seeking a stay on Punjab government’s recent move on SYL canal issue.
In a statement in the Haryana Assembly, Khattar said, “The bill concerning SYL canal has not yet been signed by the Governor.”
Punjab Assembly had on Monday passed the Punjab Satluj Yamuna Link Canal Land (Transfer of Proprietary Rights) Bill, 2016, which aims to de-notify the land acquired for construction of SYL canal, a lingering dispute between the two neighbouring states.
Khattar said he has also spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and expressed his displeasure over Punjab Government’s move on the SYL canal.
Noting that Haryana government has shown strong resentment over Punjab’s unconstitutional move on SYL canal issue, Khattar said he has returned the cheque to Punjab government.
The Haryana Chief Minister said since Punjab government’s move on SYL canal is unconstitutional, he has requested Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki not to give assent to the bill.