Will boycott Cong, BJP in upcoming elections: Raj Gujjar body

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 16:13

Jaipur: Accusing both the ruling Congress and BJP of not making sincere efforts to solve the reservation issue, a Gujjar body here on Monday announced to oppose poll campaign rallies of both the parties in the community-dominated areas.

Rajasthan Gujjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti, in a veiled attack on its leader Kirori Singh Bainsla, also said that the community got nothing after so many agitations henceforth decision of any single person will not be acceptable.

"Both BJP and Congress have betrayed the people of Special Backward Class (SBC) people including Gujjars.

"The government`s claim that the community is getting benefit of one per cent reservation in legal limit but this is not true and many of our candidates are still deprived of that one per cent reservation also," Himmat Singh Gujjar, spokesperson of the Samiti told reporters here.

The Gujjar leader said that the community will boycott both Congress and BJP in the state Assembly elections, which is scheduled to be held later this year.

He said that the committee people were contemplating on move to support third party in elections and a meeting will be held soon to finalise things and future course of action.

Gujjar also alleged that Kirori Singh Bainsla was also sitting quiet these days and said that his personal decision will not be acceptable anymore.

"The community will accept only collective decision, Kirori`s personal decision will not be acceptable to us," he said.


First Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 16:12

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