Gurjar community favours Gehlot`s stand on quota

Last Updated: Friday, February 12, 2010 - 18:07

Jaipur: Favouring Chief Minister Ashok
Gehlot`s move to make temporary amendment in the quota bill, a
Rajasthan minister today said Gurjars would wait for the final
verdict of the High Court that stayed the new bill providing
five per cent reservation to five communities.

"Till the court`s decision, the Gurjars have been brought
back to OBC category as special OBC in the temporary amendment
made by the Rajasthan government early this week," Dr Jitendra
Singh, Power Minister and an envoy for Gurjars` issue told
reporters here.

A faction of the pro-government Gurjar leaders led by
Singh met Gehlot today and expressed their views on the
present situation and amendment made to the existing
reservation act, he said.

"Gurjar leaders assured the Chief Minister that if
required Gurjars would go for peaceful agitation," Singh said.

Yesterday, defending the temporary amendment in
reservation Gehlot said the process of recruitment against
vacancies could not be disrupted till the High Court`s final
judgement.

The state government issued the order on January 9
effecting amendments in the quota policy.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 12, 2010 - 18:07

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