Khap panchayat comes in support for Anna

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 19:39

New Delhi: Much criticised for their diktats on honour killings, a khap panchayat from Haryana on Thursday came out in support of Anna Hazare.

Santosh Dahiya of the khap panchayat came here along with 20 other members extending full support to the movement launched by the Gandhian.

A professor of physical education in Kurushetra University, Dahiya is also the president of women`s wing of SarvKhap Maha Panchayat.

"We have worked a lot on the issues of female foeticide and honour killing. We are here to support Anna`s movement.

You will find all small groups of people sitting on every intersection of Haryana extending support ot Anna Hazare," she said.

Earlier, a group of farmers from Haryana had also come out in support and demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh considers the demands of Anna else they will lay seize in his residence.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 19:39

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