New Delhi: Worried about the impact of the Jat agitation on Delhi, especially the city`s water supply as protestors have blocked the Munak canal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who has assured him that army is being sent to the canal.
"Spoke to Rajnath ji also and apprised him of grave situation. He has assured that army is being sent to munak canal," Kejriwal tweeted.
The Delhi Chief Minster also said that he spoke to his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar who also assured him that army would be immediately send to ensure safety of munak canal.
Water supply to many parts of the city is likely to take a hit as protesters have blocked the Munak canal. Plants likely to be severely affected are the ones at Dwarka, Bawana, Nangloi, Haiderpur and Okhla.Meanwhile, 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.