Gujjars call off 17-day agitation

Gujjars, demanding five per cent quota in jobs in Rajasthan, on Wednesday night called off their 17-day agitation after the state government assured them that it will complete within six months the quantifiable data collection for the purpose.


The one per cent reservation quota for Gujjar in State job to stay as it is and State government is going to appeal against the Rajasthan High Court stay order on remaining four per cent.


“I have called off the agitation. I am satisfied with what the state government has offered to us,” Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla, spearheading the agitation, told reporters after holding talks with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

and a Committee of Ministers appointed by the state government.

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