Rajasthan HC orders removal of Gujjar seize

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Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday rapped the Chief secretary and the DGP for failing to arrest even a single Gujjar agitator and allowing people to suffer due to the undemocratic agitation which has crippled road and rail services in the state.

Asking the officials to act immediately to remove all road and rail blockades, the High Court directed the Chief Secretary and DGP to file an affidavit by Friday clarifying as to why action was not taken under the FIR registered against the agitators.

The court also asked them to give details of the losses caused to public and private property by the Gujjars’ agitation.

Gujjar agitation has entered 8th day. Fresh parleys are expected to take place on Thursday evening between the Rajasthan government and the representatives from Gujjar community after being postponed in the morning.

Four rounds of talks have been held so far but there has been no breakthrough. Gujjars have been demanding of 5% reservation for the community.

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