Quota demand: Gurjar delegation meets Rajasthan ministers

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Jaipur | Published: May 19, 2018 9:21:39 PM

The meeting between a Gurjar delegation and a group of Rajasthan ministers began here today on the issue of five per cent reservation to Gurjars and other castes.

Quota demand, Gurjar delegation, Rajasthan, GAD, OBC quota, Hem Singh Bhadana The Gurjars have threatened to revive agitation if their demands are not met. (PTI)

The meeting between a Gurjar delegation and a group of Rajasthan ministers began here today on the issue of five per cent reservation to Gurjars and other castes. “The meeting is going on with the ministers,” Kirori Singh Bainsla, who led the Gurjar delegation, said over the phone. State Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi and General Administration Department (GAD) Minister Hem Singh Bhadana were understood to be present in the meeting.

The 21-member delegation is demanding a bifurcation of the OBC quota to provide five per cent reservation to Gurjars and other castes which at present are getting separate one per cent reservation under the legal limit of 50 per cent under most backward classes category. The Gurjars have threatened to revive agitation if their demands are not met.

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