Punjab, Sep 21, 2017: Controversial minister of Haryana Anij Vij has once again racked up wrangle after asking compensation for followers of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh who were killed in police action on August 25, when violent protests broke out in response to the self-styled godman’s conviction in a rape case.
Vij, who is learnt to be big follower of Ram Rahim, allegedly argued that compensation was awarded to victims after last year’s Jat agitation, So why not for the Dera victims?
Earlier this week, the Haryana Police released a list of 43 people wanted in connection with the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers in Panchkula and others areas post Ram Rahim’s conviction in rape case last month.
Honeypreet Kaur, adopted daughter of Sect Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s and absconding Dera spokesman Aditya Insan was top on the list.
Photographs of most wanted suspects responsible for instigating or indulging in the large-scale violence have also been released on the Haryana Police website.
Thirty-six people died and over 250 others were injured in violence in Haryana’s Panchkula and Sirsa towns on August 25 following the conviction of the DSS chief by the CBI special court in a rape case.