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Jats will not block roads or stage dharnas: Malik

Jats will not block roads or stage dharnas: Malik
Jat leader Yashpal Malik with other activists at “bhaichara sammelan” at Gohana in Sonepat district on Friday. Tribune photo

BS Malik

Sonepat, August 10

Akhil Bharatiya Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti president Yashpal Malik on Friday announced that Jats would not block roads, stage dharnas or came out of their villages in support of their demands for reservation.

While addressing a district-level “bhaichara sammelan” at Gohana in the district, he said that they would devise a new strategy which would force the state government to accept their demand.

“But, the new strategy will be announced in a state-level “bhaichara sammelan” at Jassia village in Rohtak district on August 12,” he said.

He also announced that the agitation would continue till the withdrawal of cases registered against Jat youths and release of the youths from jails by the state government.

Malik asked the people to know about the role played by BJP’s Jat leaders, including Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu, Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankhar and state president Subhash Barala.

Section 144 imposed in Rohtak

Rohtak: District Magistrate Dr Yash Garg has imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in the district in view of the “bhaichara sammelan” slated to be organised by All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) at Jassia village in the district on August 12.As per the orders issued here on Friday, the assembly of five or more persons and carrying of any lethal weapons and firearms has been prohibited. The orders have come into force with immediate effect and remain in force till further orders. — TNS


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