84 riots: Hooda seeks report in reported killing of Sikhs in Rewari
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.