Jat group files caveat in SC on quota issue
A Jat group on Friday moved Supreme Court seeking a hearing if any petition is filed and entertained against the recent decision of according quota benefits to the community members in Haryana.
“In case of filing of petition for stay (of decision to grant reservation) on behalf of the respondent (Raj Kumar Saini), the caveator wants to appear and wants to bring to the notice of the honourable court the true and material facts of the case,” All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) said in its caveat plea filed this afternoon in the Registry of the apex court.
Hawa Singh Sangwan, AIJASS President, has referred to the recent purported statement of Saini, a BJP MP from Kurukshetra, in which the lawmaker had said that he would move the Supreme Court against the grant of quota benefits to the Jat community.
A Bill to provide quota to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and educational institutions was unanimously passed by the Haryana on March 29, ahead of the April 3 deadline.
Another FIR lodged in Murthal gang-rapes
Another FIR was registered on Friday against unknown persons following a complaint by a Delhi-based resident on the alleged gangrape by Jat agitators in Sonipat district of Haryana in February. An FIR was registered against unknown persons on the complaint of a Delhi-based man by the all-women Special Investigation Team (SIT) which was constituted to look into allegations that women commuters were pulled out of their vehicles and raped during the Jat agitation at Murthal in Sonipat district, DIG Rajshree Singh said.