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Jat Reservation: Agitators Set on Fire Budha Khera Railway Station

Passenger trains going from Delhi to Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu have been affected.

Published: 20th February 2016 09:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 09:25 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

JIND: Jat agitators on Saturday set on fire the office of Budha Khera station master.

The station master was not present at the scene, but it has been learnt that signal panel (which indicates railway traffic) has been destroyed in the fire.

The train services have been badly hit in the state in the wake of the pro-reservation agitation.

Passenger trains going from Delhi to Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu have been affected.

Meanwhile the army and para-military personell have also been called in eight districts of the state after one person was killed and 21 injured in police action as the Jat protest for quota turned violent.

The rampaging mobs set ablaze the state finance minister’s house besides several government and private properties.

Protesters also took some police personnel captive besides going on a rampage at many places including Rohtak, Jhajjar and Hansi, targeting police and private vehicles, buildings housing offices.

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