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Brahmins in Haryana demand quota in govt jobs

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012 - 01:59

Bhiwani (Har): Demanding reservation in
government jobs, members of Brahmin community in Haryana on Monday threatened to launch an agitation if their demand was not met.

"The Brahmins of the state have been demanding reservation
for the past several years but the government has not paid
heed to it," the state convenor of Brahmin Aarkshan Sangharsh
Samiti, Umesh Sharma, said addressing `Brahmin Ekta Rally`
Twenty-two per cent Brahmins in Haryana are not in a good
state and are backward, so they deserve reservation, the state
president of the Samiti, Pandit Hari Ram Dixit, said.

He said Brahmins had raised demand of reservation before
Jats but the state government has been ignoring their

The organistion will submit a memorandum in this regard to
the Governor at Chandigarh on February 26 and if the demand is
not met, it will hold a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New
Delhi and file a petition in the Supreme Court.

First Published: Monday, January 30, 2012 - 01:59
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