Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Ran Singh Mann has accused Vij of trying to divert public attention from real issues by making such remarks on sensitive issues, especially ahead of polls.
He said that while the SC could hear a late-night plea to delay the hanging of Mumbai attacks convict Yakub Menon, it has extended the hearing of "Ram Janmabhoomi title case for three months, while crores of Indians wait for it."
Terming Sidhu's participation in Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony, an "anti-national" step, Anil Vij said that such an "act of disloyalty" towards India "will not be endorsed by any patriotic citizen" of the country.
Under this decision, the Director-General or Additional Director General, Health, would have to do clinical work for two hours any day in a week, whereas, all civil surgeons and other equivalent officers would have to do this work one day a week.
The comments come in the wake of certain right-wing groups preventing Muslims from offering namaz in open spaces in Gurugaon during the two last weeks. Alleging that attempts are being made to grab land, various groups have called for a ban on the practice of offering namaz in open spaces.
The senior BJP leader escaped unhurt. Security arrangements have also been further strengthened at Vij's residence in the Ambala Cantonment area here. Talking to reporters here today, Vij said that he had decided to pardon the attackers.
The term Hindu terrorism is used to describe acts of violence motivated by members of Hindu organisations close to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Abhinav Bharat. It was first used by former Finance Minister P Chidambaram after some members of the Hindu community were arrested in Mumbai for their involvement in the Malegaon blast in […]
Chandigarh/ New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over Haryana Minister Krishna Kumar Bedi allegedly abusing an engineer, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Monday said no one has the right to use abusive words for his workers or collogues. He added that even he makes sure that he never uses such kind of language. Echoing similar sentiments, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said people should mind their language before speaking to their workers. He also said that he can understand that Bedi might be disappointed over something, but he should have controlled his language before talking to anyone.
Chennai, Feb 10 (ANI): Supporting the Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij statement on beef, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said there should be no controversy on Vij's remark, as they already have an act banning beef in the state. Totally agreeing with Vij's statement, he said that no beef in Haryana. Anil Vij on Wednesday stroked a fresh row saying those who cannot live without eating beef should not visit the state where stringent cow protection law is in place.