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Jats lash out at BJP led Centre over reservation issue

Hisar: Jats today lashed out at BJP led government at the Centre for not giving reservation to the Jat community, threatening to launch an agitation in this regard."If BJP continued its policies against Jat reservation,
PTI September 13, 2015 18:35 IST
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Hisar: Jats today lashed out at BJP led government at the Centre for not giving reservation to the Jat community, threatening to launch an agitation in this regard.

"If BJP continued its policies against Jat reservation, it will cease to exist. In spite of assurance given by the central government and BJP Chief, the matter of Jat reservation is still hanging fire and a strong resentment is prevailing among Jats against the government," said Ram Bhagat Malik, spokesman of All India Jat Aarakshan Sanghrash Samiti(AIJASS) here today.

He said Jat community is now planning an "all-out" battle against the government for their reservation.

Under the banner of AIJASS, a large number of Jats from several states including Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan held a rally at village Mayyar, about 15 km from here.

Jats are seeking reservation for Jat community in government jobs and educational institutions.

During the rally, it was decided that Jats will again launch their agitation after the Panchayat elections in Haryana which are proposed to be held in October in three phases.

The rally was attended by Yashpal Malik, National President of Samiti,N D Chaudhary from Gujarat, Vinayak Rao Mete from Maharashtra, Narain Gaura from Madhya Pradesh, Mahinder Singh Poonia, general secretary of samiti, among others.