Hope problems of Gujjar community will be solved by Govt: Rajasthan Minister

Jaipur, Feb 9: Reacting to ongoing movement by the Gujjar community demanding five per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutes, Rajasthan Minister Vishvendra Singh on Saturday said that “the Dialogue has started. I hope that all problems will be solved by the government.

“Dialogue has started. I have hope that all problems of the Gujjar community will be solved by govt, I’m not authorised to say anything without consulting the chief minister”, he told media.

Last night, the Rajasthan government has constituted a three-member ministerial committee to initiate a dialogue with Gujjar leaders.

The members include Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma, Tourism Minister Vishwendra Singh and Minister for Social Justice Bhanwarlal Meghwal. The committee also includes IAS officer Neeraj K. Pawan.

The Gujjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti continued thier protest for the second consecutive day on Saturday, effecting Delhi-Mumbai train route.

Earlier in a day, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot appealed the people to not sit on rail tracks and said their demands can only be met after amendments in Constitution, adding so they should submit a memo to the Prime Minister.

“We have good CM and a good PM. We want that they listen to the demands of Gujjar community. It isn’t an uphill task for them to provide reservation”, one of the protester told reporters.

In the wake of protest, Rajasthan Staff Selection Board postponed the Agricultural Supervisor Direct Recruitment-2018 exam scheduled to be held tomorrow in Jaipur and Kota due to ‘unavoidable circumstances’.

Supervisor (Angandwadi worker) recruitment exam scheduled to be held in Ajmer also stands postponed.


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