Jats in Rajasthan wait and watch

The Jat reservation issue seems to have caught on Rajasthan now with reports of highway blockades from Bharatpur district. Although there have been reports of minor incidents of road blocks, Jats here are preferring to wait and watch.

The police are on high alert in the highly sensitive areas, there have been attempts to block the highways and other roads in the Jat dominated district. The bordering districts of Churu, Bharatpur and Dholpur reported incidents of disruption of road and rail traffic.

Reports from Deeg and Sevar also give indications of road blockades. About a dozen Jat organisations came together on Sunday to demand reservations and extend support to their brethren in the neighbouring state of Haryana.

Jats in Rajasthan have constituted a 15-member zila sangharsh samiti in 21 districts including Jhujhunu, Churu, Nagaur, Alwar, Bharatpur.

Meanwhile now Rajputs are also gearing up for demanding reservations.

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