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Saharanpur riots: Akhilesh Yadav says stern action will be taken against guilty

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 7:22pm IST | Place: Lucknow | Agency: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said those guilty of violent incident in Saharanpur district would not be spared and stern action would be taken against them.

During a meeting with Punjab Assembly Speaker Charanjeet Singh Atwal here, Yadav said the state government was committed to provide justice and security to all residents.

When asked about the plot of land for which clashes erupted in Saharanpur, the Chief Minister said the matter is sub judice and action would be taken accordingly.

Adequate compensation would be given to those affected from the incident, he said, adding that prompt action was taken by the government and the administration to control the violence which broke out suddenly.

The Chief Minister and the Punjab Assembly Speaker appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony and not to pay heed on the rumours. 

Also read: Saharanpur Riots: 38 arrested as 3 killed and 13 injured; curfew to be relaxed for four hours today

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