Amidst tension and anger after the murder of Kanhaiya Lal, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is going to Udaipur on Thursday. Minister of State for Home Affairs Gajendra Shekhawat and the state DGP will also visit Udaipur with the CM. On Wednesday, Ashok Gehlot convened an all-party meeting and appealed to all parties to maintain peace.
Financial help to the victim’s family: The Rajasthan government has announced Rs 50 lakh compensation to the victim’s family. Both the children of Kanhaiya will also be given government jobs.
Protests continue in Udaipur: The section 144 has already been imposed in Rajasthan. After an all-party meeting, CM Ashok Gehlot said, “The Udaipur incident is not a religious one, but a terrorist incident. The culprits have been linked to international organizations involved in illegal activities. The state government will punish the culprits without delay. All should unite and peacefully condemn such incidents.”
The CM said, “In a tense atmosphere, the parties should leave the political ideology and make efforts to maintain peace and brotherhood in the society.”
NIA investigating Pakistan Angle: In the Udaipur murder, NIA investigators are investigating the possibility of a possible link between a man who killed a tailor and an Islamic organization in Pakistan. Rajasthan Director General of Police (DGP) ML Lathar said that it has been found out that Gauss Mohammad was linked to the Islamic organization Dawat-e-Islami of Pakistan and he had visited Karachi in 2014. When Lathar was asked if the other accused may also have links to Islamic organizations, he said that this possibility could not be ruled out.