Haryanvis are known for their wit and humour. While launching my book on Haryana Politics, 'Haryana Ke Lalo Ke Sabrange Kisse' anecdotal in structure, eighteen years back, eminent journalist, Prabhash Joshi had commented that Haryanvis has rare quality of laughing on themselves.
The issue of recovery of Rs. 22,000 crores as External Development Chargers (EDC) and VAT from developers is creating headlines. On a PIL filed by Gurugram-based RTI activist, Harinder Dhingra, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice of motion to the Haryana government.
Talking about change of mutation of about 456 acre land costing about Rs, 8,000 crores of Gawal Pahadi in Gurugram district from Municipal Corporation Gurugram to private parties, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had told newsmen at Surajkund on Tuesday that since it is a complicated issue hence it could be decided by the Supreme Court.