84 riots: Hooda seeks report in reported killing of Sikhs in Rewari
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Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2011, 21:48
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said a report has been sought from the Gurgaon Divisional Commissioner on the killing of some Sikhs at Hondh-Chillar village in Rewari district during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

"A report on this matter has been sought from the Divisioinal Commissioner," Hooda told reporters here in reply to a question after a state cabinet meeting.

Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had, while speaking at Bathinda on Saturday, said he was "shocked to know the massacre of 70 Sikhs during '84 riots at Hondh village in Rewari district that was suppressed by investigating agencies for 26 long years".

The Badal-headed Shiromani Akali Dal had constituted a seven-member fact-finding committee of SAD on Saturday to get first-hand information on the reported "massacre" of the Sikhs in Rewari district.


First Published: Monday, February 21, 2011, 21:48

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