The Hooda-led Haryana government had in 2013 approved a proposal to grant 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections in the general category on the recommendation of the Haryana Backward Classes Commission.
Sitting under a banyan tree in the scorching sun, Rajesh Choudhary of the village says the issue of Jat reservation is still on his mind but he does not believe there is a leader that has proved trustworthy. Not party, but leader.
Hooda was responding to the speculation around his possible candidature from Sonipat or Faridabad constituency of the state. “I don’t have such wish or intention, but I am disciplined soldier of the party."
After the five-hour search, Hooda held a press conference, where he lashed out at the BJP. Other Congress leaders, including Karan Dalal and former Speaker Kuldeep Sharma, accused the BJP of resorting to “vendetta politics”.
As violent protests by Jats seeking reservation in government jobs continued to rock Haryana — the death toll climbed to 19 Monday after three persons were killed in Sonipat in clashes with security forces — a 90-second audio clip of a purported conversation between an advisor of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and a […]
Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): Lashing out at the state government, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed BJP leaders for the Jat quota row in the state. He accused the ruling party of having no stand on the issue. He said his government gave an ideal reservation to everyone and people were satisfied with his government. At least 15 people were injured in Rohtak yesterday when a protest turned violent, forcing the administration to impose Section 144 and block internet services.