Rijiju to meet NE victims of assault in Gurgaon

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will visit Gurgaon on Saturday and meet three youths from Nagaland who were assaulted by locals.

ew Delhi: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will visit Gurgaon on Saturday and meet three youths from Nagaland who were assaulted by locals.

Following a directive from Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Rijiju will meet the victims, their family members and other people hailing from the Northeast in Gurgaon.

Rijiju, who himself belongs to Arunachal Pradesh, is expected to give assurance of security to the Northeast people living in the city.

Singh has already spoken to Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and asked him to ensure safety of people belonging to the region.

The Home Minister also asked the Governor to take necessary action against the people involved in such attacks and requested them to ensure that law and order is maintained under all circumstances.

The Home Minister said the government was committed to providing security to all the citizens.

Three youths from Nagaland were thrashed and injured allegedly by eight persons in Gurgaon on Wednesday night for refusing to have drinks with the attackers. 

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