Jat Agitation: Jaitley, Parrikar, Rijiju Hold Meeting at Rajnath's Residence

Published: 20th February 2016 12:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 12:57 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: With the pro-reservation agitation of Jats getting intensified in Haryana, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju held a meeting at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party leaders (BJP) Sanjeev Balyan,Om Prakash Dhankar, Anil Jain and Ram lal also held a meeting at party office. They will meet BJP president Amit Shah after the meeting.

The Army has been called in the state to quell the ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana which took a violent turn. At least three protesters were reportedly killed in the clashes.

Around 150 trains have been cancelled. There have been fire incidents at Jhajjar station.

The agitating members of the Jat community are demanding their inclusion in the OBC category and thereby reservation in government jobs.

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