Haryana to fill 47,000 vacancies: Khattar

  • PTI, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2015 10:47 IST

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Thursday that the state will fill up 47,000 vacancies in the Haryana government through a fair and transparent process.

“The Haryana government will soon fill up 47,000 vacancies in the state. Apart from following a legal process, complete transparency and fairness will be ensured for this purpose,” Khattar said in Ambala Cantt.

He also said that the government is committed to protect the interest of its employees and also ensure that they get their right dues.

Replying to a question, the CM said the alleged irregularities committed in recruitments during the tenure of the previous government are being investigated.

Appointment letters have been issued to the revenue officers whereas the selection of junior basic teachers (JBT) is being investigated, he said, assuring that justice would be meted out to genuine candidates.

On being asked about reports of differences with health, sports and youth affairs minister Anil Vij, Khattar denied them saying that Vij is his old friend who used to visit his residence before he took over as the CM. Vij was present on the occasion.

When asked about the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) performance in the recent Delhi Assembly elections, the CM said the mandate given by the public is acceptable to all in a democracy. He said the party leadership is reviewing the reasons behind BJP’s performance and efforts would be made to overcome the shortcomings in the strategy.

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