Led by Col. Kirori Singh Bainsla, Gujjars block Rail Route in Rajasthan for Quota in Govt Jobs

Jaipur/ Bharatpur, May 22 (ANI): Ten trains have been cancelled and 57 others, including two Rajdhanis from Delhi to Mumbai, have been diverted as nearly 1000 protesters sit on rail tracks in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district to demand reservation in the state for Gujjars.

The protest has thrown the railway network out of gear creating problems for the passengers. Over 1000 members of the Gujjar community led by Colonel Kirori Singh Bainsla are blocking railway tracks.

The protesters has refused to end the dharna and demanding that Rajasthan government give them quota in all government institutions within the 50 per cent cap issued by the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said that the community members should meet the state ministers and avoid such agitations. The Gujjars have launched two violent agitations blocking railway tracks and roads in Rajasthan earlier, throwing law and order out of gear.

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