CM Manohar Lal Khattar said If needed amendments would also be made in the Haryana Gau Sanrakshan and Gau Samv…Read More
CHANDIGARH: Haryana government has decided to hold the trials against accused in cow slaughtering cases in fast-track courts to curb the incidents of cow slaughtering incidents in the state. The state government has also decided that Right to Freedom of Religion Bill will be passed to stop forced conversions. Besides this, a Dharmada Board would also be constituted to look after the religious estates in the Hindu minority areas, he said.
Haryana chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar said this while addressing a press conference at Nuh on Tuesday.
Khattar said that various steps are being taken by the state government while maintaining mutual brotherhood and social harmony. He said that to curb the incidents of cow slaughter in Haryana and to take strict and prompt action against the accused, hearings of all such cases would be held in fast-track courts. “If needed amendments would also be made in the Haryana Gau Sanrakshan and Gau Samvardhan Act, 2015, to ensure protection of cows,” he said.
Speaking on the issue of forced religious conversions, the CM said that in some areas cases of forced conversions have been reported, and taking a strong cognizance of all such unlawful conversions, the Right to Freedom of Religion Bill would be passed and as per the provisions of the bill, strict action would be taken against those involved in illegitimate conversions.
He said that Dharmada Board would be constituted to look after the religious assets of Hindu minority areas. This work would be done according to the demand of the people of the concerned area.
Earlier, chief minister also held a meeting of district administration and representatives of various social and religious organizations. He appealed to the people that they should continue to maintain social harmony that has been prevalent through the ages by strengthening the spirit of brotherhood.