The challenge of Jat reservation could as soon as once more warmth up in Western Uttar Pradesh amidst the continuing farmers’ protest. A gathering of two zones was held by the Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti in Meerut on Tuesday, which has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfill the promise of Jat reservation. National president of the Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti, Yashpal Malik, mentioned they may begin a public marketing campaign for reservation from December 1 in UP, Uttarakhand and Punjab.
Several districts of West UP are dominated by the Jat inhabitants. After the announcement of the repeal of agricultural legal guidelines, the Jats have now began eyeing reservation.
Malik mentioned: “Along with 125 meeting seats in western Uttar Pradesh, 15 in Uttarakhand and greater than 100 seats in Punjab are dominated by Jats. There are meeting elections in these three states subsequent yr and Jats play a significant position. The votes of Jats will go to the celebration which provides them reservation. The Centre had promised Jat reservation simply earlier than the 2017 meeting elections. Even earlier than the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, guarantees have been made to the Jat group.”
He added: “Jats are feeling cheated. With their vote, the BJP fashioned the federal government on the Centre after which in Uttar Pradesh. But Jats weren’t given their rights. The samiti has been demanding for a very long time that Jats be included in the OBC class on the central degree. Talks have been additionally held with the representatives of the federal government from time to time, however the determination has not been taken but.”
The district chief of Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti, Dharampal Balian, mentioned for the final 15 years, the samiti has been elevating the demand for reservation prominently and now the time has come that the Jat group may have to unite and lift their voice for this demand.
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