Gujjars seek 5% quota in govt jobs
Members of Gujjar community on Thursday revived their agitation demanding five <g data-gr-id="15">per cent</g> reservation in government jobs by disrupting rail traffic in Bharatpur, police said.
The <g data-gr-id="12">demonstartors</g> staged a dharna on railway tracks blocking the Delhi-Mumbai tracks near Pilukapura in Bharatpur, police said. Six trains have been initially affected on the route and alternate arrangements were being made, an official of the Kota division of west central railway informed.
“We demand five per cent reservation for the community people and it is for the government to resolve the matter. Our people will call off the agitation only after the demands are met,” Himmat Singh, spokesperson of the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti, said.