Reservation: Gujjars, Raj govt to hold talks soon

Jaipur: Gujjar leaders and three state ministers will hold a meeting here on July 9 to discuss the progress made by the Rajasthan government on the reservation issue.

"We today fixed a meeting with the government for July 9. Our delegation will meet the committee of ministers which was present during the agreement in January this year," Roop Singh, an aide of Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsa, said.

The committee comprises of state Home minister Shanti Dhariwal, Energy minister Jitendra Singh and Transport minister B K Sharma.

The Gujjar leaders have alleged that the government has delayed process of quantifiable data collection exercise of the five communities as directed by the High Court. They have also threatened to revive their stir if the government was found not to be serious to meet their demands.