Haryana Finance minister Captain Abhimanyu has described the attack on a school bus in Gurugram as unfortunate and assured that strict action would be taken against miscreants involved in such incidents.

Abhimanyu, who was interacting with mediapersons on the sidelines of a function on Thursday, was asked to comment on the law and order situation in the state after the release of Padmaavat and the attack on a school bus in Gurugram.

He said, “I condemn the attack on the school bus carrying students in Gurugram and assure that strict action would be taken against those involved in the incident.” The minister also urged the people not to be swayed by sentiments and behave responsibly.

The state government has acted as per the directions of the Supreme Court in this matter and one should express his viewpoint by staying within the ambit of law, he said.

Abhimanyu said that being the Home Minister of State, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has given clear cut directions that stringent action be taken against miscreants involved in violence.