Chandigarh, March 27 – Justice T.P. Garg (Retd.) today submitted report of Commission on Inquiry Haud-Chillar (Rewari) incidents to Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal here today.
The government has accepted the recommendation of the Commission. The government has also decided to give six months extension for Gurgaon and Pataudi cases.
Recommendations of the Commission are :
a) Payment of additional amount of Rs.20 lakh over and above the amount already paid (which is Rs. 7 lakh on three occasions spreading over a period of 23 years from the year 1984-85 to 2006-07) to the claimants qua each of 31 deceased (belonging to village Haud) and a sum of Rs.25 lakh to the widow of lone army man Inderjit Singh as she has not been paid any amount whatsoever by way of compensation till date.
b) (i) Payment of additional amount of Rs.5 lakh qua the loss of property to each of 36 petitioners over and above the amount of compensation already paid.
(ii) A sum of Rs.5 lakh each for the Gurudwara and the Janj Ghar be also donated to any such religious structures in case raised at a place where the majority of the survivors of village Haud have now settled after due satisfaction by the authorities concerned as per detailed reasons recorded.
( c ) Payment of additional amount of Rs. one lakh to be paid for the injuries caused to five claimants who received simple injuries while a sum of Rs.50 lakh be paid to the 6th claimant namely Satpal who has filed his claim through his guardian and mother Mrs. Ramesh Kumari on account of his having suffered 90 per cent disability for injuries on his skull in the incident.
The panel had been constituted by the State government on March 5, 2011 under the Commissioner of Inquiry Act 1952, comprising Justice T.P. Garg in the wake of the incident of violence which targeted members of the Sikh community living in village ‘Haud-Chillar’ in November 1984.
The Commission has received 273 petitions and had examined 455 witnessed in this incident.