The Haryana Government would implement the orders of the Supreme Court on film Padmavat. “Good if some theatre owners do not want to screen the film, but those who want to screen it would be provided with full security,” Mr Manohar Lal,Chief Minister assured. He was interacting with media persons after inaugurating two underpasses constructed on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway in Gurugram on 22nd January 2018.
In reply to a question on ensuring women’s security, the Chief Minister reiterated that the police system had been reformed in the state. In the next Vidhan Sabha session a Bill providing for harsher punishment to rapists would be passed. Provision would be made to give capital punishment to the rapists of girls under 12 years of age, he added. On the issue of considering the post of Parliamentary Secretaries in Delhi as an office of profit, the Chief Minister said membership of MLAs appointed to the post was being cancelled. Regarding abolition of posts of parliamentary and chief parliamentary secretaries in Haryana, he said the situation in the state was different from Delhi. “There was no such Law in Delhi .We already have a law in place, but Court said this is not correct so we have removed them,he added.