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Jat Stir: Khattar Likely to Visit Rohtak to Monitor Situation

Khattar along with some of his senior Ministers and top officials is closely monitoring the situation, the sources added.

Published: 21st February 2016 06:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st February 2016 06:09 PM   |  A+A-

Jat Protest PTI

In this file photo, Amroha Members of the Jat community under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union block traffic demanding reservation in Rajabpur village of Amroha district Haryana . | PTI

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is likely to visit Rohtak, the epicentre of Jats stir for quota, to take stock of the situation in the town, official sources said today.  

Khattar along with some of his senior Ministers and top officials is closely monitoring the situation, the sources added. Khattar, who became the first non-Jat Chief Minister in Haryana after 18 years in 2014, has appealed to the people to maintain law and order in the state.  

"No one will be benefited by damaging public property. I urge everyone not to be swayed by unfounded rumours and maintain peace in the state," he said in his appeal earlier.    

Notably, Khattar's native village Nindana falls in Rohtak district. The Jats have been agitating to press for reservation under OBC quota.   

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