Members of the Gurjar group intensified their agitation looking for reservation in jobs and training in Rajasthan for the third straight day on Tuesday, disrupting each rail and highway visitors, even because the state authorities stated that its doorways had been open for talks with the agitating members.
Protesters related to the Gurjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti — which started the motion for reservation in Bayana on Sunday saying the group comes below the Most Backward Class (MBC) — blocked the Delhi-Mumbai rail route, resulting in a number of trains being diverted. The Kota rail division officers stated 17 passenger trains and 25 items trains had been diverted.
On Monday, web companies had been suspended throughout Bharatpur and Karauli district, and in 9 tehsils of Jaipur districts.
Gurjar chief Kirori Singh Bainsla stated the agitation will proceed till their calls for are met. Chatting with information company ANI, Bainsla stated, “The federal government ought to settle for our calls for as early as doable.”
On Tuesday night, senior IAS officer Niraj Okay Pavan reached Bayana to carry talks with Bainsla.
Vijay Bainsla, Kirori Singh Bainsla’s son, stated they’re prepared to carry talks with any authorities authority. “Nevertheless, the talks will happen solely on the railway tracks and never in any room,” he stated.
In the meantime, further director basic of police (regulation and order) Saurabh Srivastava stated further forces have been deployed in Kota Rural, Tonk, Bundi and Jhalawar the place members of the Gurjar group tried to dam roads. The state authorities had earlier authorised the collectors of eight districts in japanese Rajasthan to make preventive detentions below the Nationwide Safety Act to take care of regulation and order.
Addressing the Rajasthan meeting on Monday, well being minister Raghu Sharma stated the Congress authorities had given 2,491 jobs to Gurjar candidates up to now, whereas 1,356 posts had been reserved for them within the ongoing recruitment.
The state authorities had on October 26, 2018, handed a invoice that elevated the Different Backward Courses (OBC) quota from 21% to 26%. In December 2018, it additionally accepted 1% reservation for Gurjars and 4 OBC teams.