The Times Of India, Aug 11 2014, Chandigarh: To expose murky land deals of the state, a new book “Gustkahi Maaf-Haryana” has been relased at New Delhi on Monday.
According to writer of the book and senior journalist Pawan Bansal, he has tried to reveal in the book how farmers’ previous land was looted by powerful colonizers by misusing provisions of land acquisition act. Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh and senior journalist Om Thanvi released the book in a simple function on Monday.
“I have also tried to show the real face of politicians of the state cutting across the party lines by exposing how they hoodwink people by making false promises to win the elections,” Bansal added. According to the writer, the book reveals how Bhajan Lal had succeeded to merge the then Janta Party unit into Congress following the defeat of Janta Party in 1980 Lok Sabha polls.