Jindal explains Khap stand; Cong satisfied

Last Updated: Friday, May 14, 2010 - 00:14

Chandigarh: Congress MP Navin Jindal, who had
landed himself in a soup for his support to khap panchayat,
today appeared to have got a reprieve from the party which
expressed satisfaction with the explanation for his
controversial remarks.

Jindal conveyed his explanation to AICC General Secretary
and party`s in-charge of Haryana Prithviraj Chavan following
the furore created by the industrialist-lawmaker from Haryana
supporting khap panchayat which wants a ban on same gotra
marriage.

Haryana Congress President Phool Chand Mullana said Chavan
had conveyed to him that Jindal had given his explanation (to
Chavan) and that he was satisfied with it.

"Chavan said that he was satisfied with the explanation,
though no written explanation had been sought," according to
Mullana.

The AICC leader had further conveyed that law of the land
was supreme and it must prevail.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 14, 2010 - 00:14

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