Haryana, June 6: Jat protest demanding minority quota will enter its second day today after a cold response during Sunday protest. The first day of protest was attended by a few hundred men. The protest on Sunday began near Jessia village in Rohtak where protests are generally held. Although people gathered at the spot at 10 am, there were just around a thousand men in the afternoon. While in Jhajjar, just 50 men turned up at Sector 9, no protester was seen in Jondi village from where the Jat leaders announced that their protest will begin. 26 people sat in protest in Panipat. Rohtak saw more of older men in traditional attires while the younger crowd was missing. (ALSO READ: Jats begin fresh quota stir as Haryana goes on alert)Also Read - Mathura Girl Raped in Moving Car on Way Back From Agra; 1 Arrested, Another Absconding
In the wake of fresh stir in Haryana, prohibitory orders were imposed in several parts of Delhi. Most areas, in which prohibitory orders were imposed, are either located in the border areas near Haryana or inhabited by large number of people belonging to the Jat community. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out in Haryana Scrapyard, 4 Dead Including Children
“Delhi Police imposed CrPC section 144 in the bordering districts of Delhi and other parts of city which are likely to have protests in connection with Jat quota demand,” PTI quoted a Delhi Police said. (ALSO READ: Jat quota stir begins on tepid note amid tight security) Also Read - New Industrial IoT Solution Facility Unveiled By Panasonic. Check Here
Jat protests three months ago were seen in Haryana that killed 30 and loss of property. The Jat protesters are demanding quota under OBC category, withdrawal of cases registered against community members during the previous protests. They also want a status of martyrs for those killed and jobs for their next of kin along with compensation for the injured. The agitation this time was restricted to so called ‘Jat belt’ comprising districts like Jhajjar, Sonipat, Rohtak, Panipat, Hisar, Fatehabad and Jind.