Jat quota agitation: As it happened on June 5, 2016

Heavy security has been deployed in various districts of Haryana on Sunday ahead of statewide 'Jat Nyay' rally by Akhil Bharatiya Jat Aarakshan Samiti. Here are all the LIVE updates:-

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 21:09

Following the Punjab and Haryana High Court's interim stay on the Jat reservation quota, Akhil Bharatiya Jat Aarakshan Samiti will launch a statewide 'Jat Nyay rally' in Haryana from Sunday. Heavy security has been deployed in various districts. Here are all the LIVE updates:-

5 June 2016, 15:48 PM

Reports said the agitators, who have started their agitation in rural areas instead of towns this time, had begun their protest rally at Mayyar village in Hisar district, Dhanana village in Bhiwani district, Jasia village in Rohtak district, Jhanj Khurd village in Jind district, Matloda village in Panipat district and Pranpura Bawal village in Rewari district .

5 June 2016, 13:01 PM

Administration has requested everyone to keep their agitation peaceful: Rohtak SP

 

 

5 June 2016, 12:01 PM

People from Jat community begin to assemble in Rohtak for their protest to demand reservation

5 June 2016, 11:03 AM

55 companies of paramilitary force deployed in Haryana (Visuals of security deployment at Murthal)

 

5 June 2016, 09:18 AM

Heavy security deployment in Haryana ahead of Jat Agitation (Visuals from Jhajjar)

5 June 2016, 09:18 AM

Strict and immediate action will be taken against anyone who tries to disrupt peace: Dheeraj Kumar, DSP sub-division Bahadurgarh

 

5 June 2016, 09:18 AM

We have empowered Deputy Commissioners with the power of National Security Act (NSA): Haryana Addl Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:15 AM

Section 144 imposed in all districts, specially in 1 km range on both sides of national highway & railway tracks: Addl Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:15 AM

We have made adequate arrangements in order to prevent any kind of road or rail blockade: Ram Niwas Haryana Additional Chief Secretary (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:15 AM

Concerned Gram panchayats and khap panchayats have assured us that they will cooperate with Govt in maintaining law & order: Addl Chief Secy, Home

 

5 June 2016, 09:12 AM

We are persuading people to hold their protest in peaceful manner at all spots specified by administration-Ram Niwas, Addl Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:12 AM

We are persuading people to hold their protest in a peaceful manner at all spots specified by administration: Ram Niwas, Addl Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:12 AM

We have imposed Section 144 practically in all 8-9 districts which have history of past agitation; these districts primarily are Jhajjar, Rohtak, Sonipat, Panipat, Bhiwani , Hisar, Fatehabad, Jind, Kaithal: : Ram Niwas, Addl Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:12 AM

55 companies of paramilitary force including CRPF, RAF, ITBP, BSF have reached: Haryana Addl Chief Secy (Home) on proposed jat agitation

 

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

Companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed in all districts: Haryana Additional Chief Secy (Home)

 

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

A violent Jat agitation had crippled the state in February. It ended in the death of many people and injuries to others and widespread damage to property. It was brought under control only after the army staged a flag march. 

 

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

The Haryana Cabinet had on March 28 approved the amendments in the Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Bill, which enlists Jats, Bishnois, Tyagis, and Rors in the recently sculpted Backward Classes (C) category, making them eligible for 10 per cent reservation in classes 3 and 4 posts, and six percent reservation in classes 1 and 2 jobs.

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

Hearing a petition challenging reservations for Jats and other castes on the grounds that it is in violation to a Supreme Court order, the high court on Thursday fixed July 21 for the next hearing, when the government will file its reply.

 

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

With the Punjab and Haryana High Court granting interim stay on the reservation given to Jats and five other castes in the state, former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had earlier said though the matter is sub judice, the government must fulfil the promise it had made to the Jat and other communities.

Hearing a petition challenging reservations for Jats and other castes on the grounds that it is in violation to a Supreme Court order, the high court on Thursday fixed July 21 for the next hearing, when the government will file its reply.Jats and other castes on the grounds that it is in violation to a Supreme Court order, the high court on Thursday fixed July 21 for the next hearing, when the government will file its reply.

 

5 June 2016, 09:05 AM

Akhil Bhartiya Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti (ABJASS) members and their national president Yashpal Malik earlier on May 29 said that the association will hold peaceful protest, but if the police retaliates or tries to stop them using violence, then the protesters would take a call on their own.