Khap Panchayat has no role in honour killings: Hooda

New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder today termed honour killings as a "social evil" but said Khap Panchayats (caste council) have no role to play in these incidents.

Hooda expressed his view before a group of ministers on honour killing which met here this evening.

Briefing reporters about the deliberations in the GOM, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said "Hooda terms honour killing as a 'social evil' but said Khaps had no role in it."

Bureau Report