Thirty Jat local leaders on Sunday courted arrest and were later released on bail after they called off their stir demanding reservation in government jobs for their community.
The Jats, demanding quota in
government jobs, seemed to have relented a bit on their stand
with the protesters lifting their sit-ins on various roads.
Seventeen opposition MLAs were suspended after the ongoing Jat stir issue rocked the Haryana Assembly.
Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh slammed the UP government for abetting the Jat
agitation for reservation in central services.
Railways on Friday cancelled more
than 80 trains and announced further cancellation of 57
services on Saturday as the Jat agitation for reservation in
central jobs continued to disrupt train services.
The ongoing Jat agitation has badly crippled rail traffic in parts of north India.
Jats demanding quota in
government jobs occupied 14 railway tracks in Haryana on Wednesday as
part of their agitation badly disrupting train services in the
With the Jat agitation severely
affecting rail traffic in parts of north India, the Punjab and
Haryana HC directed the Haryana government to inform it by Thursday about the steps taken to restore normal
movement of trains.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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