New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday expressed concern and shock over the violence in Haryana and appealed to maintain peace and harmony.
Gandhi spoke to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and asked the governments of Haryana and Chandigarh to ensure safety and security of all citizens.
In a statement, Gandhi expressed “grave concern and shock at the unabated violence in Panchkula and other parts of Haryana resulting in the death of over two dozen persons including children, widespread destruction of public property and senseless attack on the media”.
The violence in Panchkula erupted after a CBI special court on Friday held controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of raping and sexually exploiting two female disciples.
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