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Delhi: Jat Protesters Gathered In Jantar Mantar Over Quota Stir

 2017-03-02 12:01:46.0

Delhi: Jat Protesters Gathered In Jantar Mantar Over Quota Stir

NEW DELHI:Thousands of protesters of the Jat community protested in the National Capital, gathered at Jantar Mantar on Thursday for demanding reservation in government jobs. Jats from Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are protesting in support of Haryanas Jat protesters, With hookhas and lath (sticks) in their hands. Agitators from Madahya pradesh, Punjab and Hryana may also take part.

The All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti president Yashpal Malik, who hail from UP, will announce the programme for Delhi march by Jat agitators with their bullock carts and tractor-trollys, which is likely to be held in the second week of March after Holi.

Yesterday, agitators were seen expanding their stir in Haryana by adding more dharnas and non-cooperational by giving a call not to deposit electricity bills and repay bank loans.

The Haryana Assembly witnessed an uproar of protest's shouting slogans against both the Central government and the Haryana government , the people also demanded of those arrested in last years violence protests in Haryana.

"We want withdrawal of all cases against the Jat protested and bail of those languishing in jails after last year's stir.We also want that jobs should be given to relatives of those killed and wounded during 2016 protests in Haryana," Raj Singh, who had come from a Jind, said.

Earlier, in the Assembly the CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that agitators has raised only seven demands. Now, it has increased to 28 and were insisting that they would not hold any dialogue on the earlier demands. "They were in the mode of changing goal posts and this attitude could make situation more complicated".

Denying the alligations, AIJSS chief Yashpal Malik said they would stick stick to the seven demands, including withdrawl of cases. "We have listed 28 instances, including the heinous crimes related to the Februrary 2016 violence in which the government did not take action, These are our complaints, not demands,The chief minister has misguided the Assembly and we would urge the opposition parties to bring a motion against him (CM) in the Vidhan Sabha," said Malik.

The representatives of Jat community will also submit a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee later today.


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