Haryana govt to issue Jat reservation notification tomorrow

Notably, on March 29, the Haryana Assembly had unanimously passed a Bill to provide reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and educational institutions.

PTI| Last Updated: May 13, 2016, 01:57 AM IST

Chandigarh: The Haryana government would issue notification for Jat reservation tomorrow.

Formalities in this regard were being completed and the notification would be issued tomorrow, official sources said here today.

Notably, on March 29, the Haryana Assembly had unanimously passed a Bill to provide reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and educational institutions.

Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Bill, 2016, had proposed to give statutory status to Backward classes Block 'A', Backward classes Block 'B', and Backward classes Block 'C'.

The Bill had proposed to give reservation to Jats and five other castes - Jat Sikhs, Rors, Bishnois, Tyagis and Mulla Jat/Muslim Jat by constituting a new classification Block 'C' in the Backward Classes category.