The Jats, Marathas and Patels are certainly dominant, but their mobilisation tells us something about structural problems in the Indian economy.
“We used to sell fruits and juices from here. Next to my shop was a departmental store, a hospital and an MRI centre. Everything has been destroyed,” he said. .
The petitioners had challenged the decision to grant 10 per cent reservation under special backward class category in state government jobs.
Centre had moved the apex court on April 2 seeking a review of its verdict after Modi had met Jat community leaders and assured them of finding a solution within the legal framework.
Political parties have avoided taking sides from the clash that has claimed five lives from a single Meghwal family, they’ve found support only support from human rights organisations and Dalits.
The government said the test laid down by the apex court in the Mandal judgement for determination of “social, educational and economic backwardness” of Jats had been complied with.
Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh said the review plea was filed on Wednesday.
The court said it had been made clear that such admissions would be subject to the outcome of the petition.
Hooda is the Jat face of the Congress and leading the party’s campaign.
The SC said it would like to “peruse the files containing the materials to know whether there was application of mind or not”.
Wooing Jats with OBC status, Congress falls back on worn tactics in UP.
The cabinet on March 2 approved the inclusion of Jats in the central OBC list of nine states including Bihar.
The All India Jat Aarakshan Action Committee said it would join and support the agitation of Jat Khaps in this regard.
All India Jat Aarakshan Committee will join rail blockade if their reservation demands are not met.
Communal clashes: Men from neighbouring villages exchange fire; forces rushed to control violence.