Delhi court docket seeks police report on plea towards Manohar Lal Khattar

A Delhi court docket on Thursday sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) on a plea filed towards Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for allegedly making a provocative speech to incite violence towards the protesting farmers.

Advocate Amit Sahni filed the plea asking the court docket to summon Khattar and likewise to direct the involved police officers to conduct an investigation towards him by lodging an FIR. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sachin Gupta directed the Delhi Police to file the ATR on December 16, when the matter can be heard subsequent.

The plea mentioned that Khattar, throughout a gathering with members of the BJP Kisan Morcha in Chandigarh on October 3, incited them to take a stand towards protesting farmers by utilizing drive. Farmers from throughout states have been protesting since December 2020 over the controversial agriculture legal guidelines enacted final 12 months.