New Delhi, Feb 21: Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and asked him to provide security to the common people in Haryana which is witnessing large-scale violence by Jats demanding quotas. Hooda, an MP from Rohtak, told the Home Minister that common people in many districts in Haryana continued to feel unsafe and a “fear psychosis” has gripped them. Also Read: Jat stir: 2 more killed, toll 12, more than 150 injured
“I myself have not been able to visit my constituency ever since the violence erupted. I have urged the Home Minister to ensure that road network is restored immediately,” he told reporters after the meeting Home Minister. Rohtak is one of the worst hit districts in Haryana.
Hooda, son of former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, said he has requested the Home Minister to provide compensation to those who lost their lives in violence and police action. Haryana was on the edge today as fresh incidents of arson and violence shook the state. The Jat agitation has so far claimed 10 lives.