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December 14, 2017

Two killed in quota stir in Haryana, Army called in


Newsroom24x7 Desk

Jat agitation in HaryanaNew Delhi: The Jat agitation for quota in Government jobs today turned violent leaving at least two persons dead and over two dozen injured.

As violence spread in different parts of Haryana Army was called in and the Centre also rushed 1,000 paramilitary personnel to the trouble-torn state today. Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that the state government will get full assistance to restore normalcy.

The authorities have imposed curfew tonight at Bhiwani and Rohtak. According to official sources, army was being rushed to these places.The agitation has spread to 19 of the 21 districts in the State. according to available reports, rampaging mobs set on fire the house of state’s Finance Minister besides several government and private properties.

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