Tribune Information Service

Panchkula, October 8

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday retracted his controversial “decide up sticks” comment, saying it was “misconstrued” and he didn’t have any ill-intention in opposition to anybody..

Khattar, who paid obeisance at Mata Mansa Devi Temple in Panchkula on the second day of the Navratri pageant on Friday, stated he had no malicious intent in opposition to anybody however made the assertion “in context of self-defence”.

“I wish to inform my farmer brothers who’re damage by my assertion that I’m taking again my assertion. I don’t need any kind of law-and-order state of affairs to be created in Haryana which can disturb peace,” he stated, including that everybody has the fitting to carry a protest in a peaceable method.

In a current video, the Chief Minister was seen advising the occasion cadre for a “tit-for-tat motion in opposition to the farmers” opposing the farm legal guidelines in Haryana.

CM Khattar was accompanied by Haryana Speaker and Panchkula MLA Gian Chand Gupta throughout his go to to the temple.

Khattar additionally stated he received’t be attending a programme of the Aggarwal group in Kaithal as farmers have stated they are going to oppose his go to.

The protesting farmers have stated they don’t have any objection if a BJP chief from the group attends the occasion, the CM stated.

“Speaker Gian Chand Gupta will attend the occasion on my behalf,” he stated.

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