Delhi court seeks police report on plea against Manohar Lal Khattar

A Delhi court on Thursday sought an action taken report (ATR) on a plea filed against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for allegedly making provocative speeches to incite violence against protesting farmers.

Advocate Amit Sahni filed the petition requesting the court to summon Khattar and direct the concerned police officers to investigate after registering an FIR against him. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sachin Gupta directed the Delhi Police to file the ATR on December 16, when the matter will be heard next.

It has been said in the petition that Khattar during the meeting with the members BJP On 3 October, the Kisan Morcha in Chandigarh instigated him to take a stand against the protesting farmers by using force. Farmers across the states have been protesting since December 2020 over the controversial agriculture laws enacted last year.