Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday asked the Congress to reduce the fuel rates in its ruling states like Punjab and Rajasthan.
The CM said while taking a dig at the protest by the Congress on Monday.
He was in the city on Tuesday to attend the wedding of party president Subhash Barala’s son. While talking to mediapersons at the PWD Rest House, he welcomed the Centre’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps and said Haryana had earlier cancelled two projects with China.
“People have resentment against China over its steps and they are opposing its goods. We will not allow China to intrude into India, but the option of dialogue is open as India is a peace-loving nation,” he added.
On being asked about the speculations of Krishan Pal Gurjar been elected as Haryana BJP’s new chief, the CM said he wishes well to anyone who would be nominated. He said the announcement may be made in a week.
About locust swarm, Khattar said they had made all arrangements to tackle the menace.
The CM also offered condolences on the death of two police personnel and said their sacrifice would be honoured as they laid their lives in the line of service.
In a reply to a question related to hike the bus fair, the CM said they had deferred the decision till July 15 and they would review it in the next meeting. He said the roadways was under losses as 850 buses of 4,500 were plying at this time.