Haryana CM Khattar meets Shah, discusses farm bills among other issuestext_fields
New Delhi: In the thick of protests against farm bills across several states, ,Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his official residence here and discussed various matters.
Haryana Chief Minister also gave Amit Shah feedback from the state's farmers on the three recently-passed contentious farms bills that have received the President's assent.
In the 40 minutes long meeting, the two leaders reportedly discussed the attitude of Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janata Party, which supports the BJP in the state.
Other issues to have been figured in the discussion include the expansion of the Khattar cabinet, which is overdue, and appointments to the state BJP unit, reported IANS quoting sources.
Khattar had also discussed these matters with party President J.P. Nadda on Saturday, and then with General Secretary (Organisation) B.L. Santosh on Sunday morning.
As for the farm bills, Shah is also learnt to have emphasised that an awareness campaign be conducted among the state's farmers "to dispel the misinformation being spread by opposition parties", the sources said.
With inputs from IANS