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Jat agitation called off: No traffic restriction in Delhi, NCR on Monday; Metro operations to be normal

Jat agitation in Delhi has been called off by the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti after a meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.


By   |  Updated On : March 20, 2017 07:11 AM
Jats call off their agitation planned in Delhi, no traffic restriction on Monday (PTI Photo)

Jats call off their agitation planned in Delhi, no traffic restriction on Monday (PTI Photo)

New Delhi :  

Jat agitation in Delhi has been called-off by the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti after a meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.

AIJASS, who were demanding reservation for Jat community, had planned a massive protest at Parliament in the national capital, where massive security arrangements have been made by authorities.

No Jat agitation would mean that there will be no traffic restrictions in Delhi on Monday as ordered by Home Ministry earlier. Hence, there will be no traffic restrictions in Lutyen's Delhi, borders or in Delhi Metro

"All Delhi Metro stations in Delhi-NCR will remain open today and thereafter," a DMRC notification said on Sunday, "No exit will be allowed from Patel Chowk,Central Secretariat,Udyog Bhawan & Lok Kalyan Marg stns tomorrow. However, entry will be allowed."

Before meeting Khattar in New Delhi, All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) Chairperson Yashpal Malik said that their protest will be peaceful and they will decide their next course of action after the talks.

Highlights of joint press conference by Haryana CM Khattar and Jat leader Yashpal Malik 

#Whatever has happened is in the interest of Govt & Jat community: Union Min Chaudhary Birender Singh on suspension of Delhi Kooch

#Will take decision on coming protests in a state executive meeting on March 26: Yashpal Malik, Jat leader

#People injured during Jat protest will be given permanent job: Khattar, Haryana CM

#Injured will give appropriate compensation: Khattar, Haryana CM

#Today after50-dayy long protest CM has agreed to our demands: Yashpal Malik, Jat leader

#Monday's march has been suspended: Yashpal Malik, Jat leader

#OBC commission like body will be set up for reservation to Jat community: Khattar, Haryana CM

#Now, the work will undertake in this direction will be within the ambit of the law and will not cause any legal trouble with court: Khattar, Haryana CM

#Jat protesters postponed 'Delhi Gherao' after talks with Haryana Government

#Jat reservation process at centre will begin after appointment of chairman & members of National Commission for Backward Classes: ML Khattar

#We've assured Govt that tomorrow's Delhi Kooch programme has been suspended and now Jats would not come to Delhi: Yashpal Malik, Jat leader

#Appeal to the people that they should cooperate to maintain peace and harmony: Haryana CM

#Suspended Delhi Kooch after agreement with Haryana Govt on all issues: Yashpal Malik, Jat leader

Read | Jat agitation: Haryana CM Khattar holds talks with agitating protesters

“The protests will be peaceful. For 50 days our protests were peaceful. We have made seven demands and we are here to meet the CM and others with a positive frame of mind.

“We believe that talks will provide solution to the issues... but we will decide our future course of action based on the outcome of the meeting,” Malik told reporters in New Dellhi.

“If we reach agreement on all issues, I will inform you,” he said on whether they will suspend the agitation.

Malik was accompanied by a group of 60-70 representatives of various khaps (sub-sects) of the Jat community.

Besides Khattar, Union Cabinet Minister Birender Singh was among those present in the meeting.

First Published: Sunday, March 19, 2017 05:45 PM
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