Leaders Must Pay for Damage: SC

  • Agitations cannot hold the nation to ransom and be a reason to vandalise public property, the Supreme Court.
  • It also said that organisers of such agitations will have to pay the cost. The court’s resolve hit home after the widespread Jat quota agitation saw killings, burning and looting of shops, and mobs destroying canals supplying water to the National Capital.
  • The Haryana government reeled under losses worth several thousands of crores.