Gujjar News

Blockades continue as Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day

The blockades on the Agra-Jaipur-Bikaner National Highway-11 in Dausa district, state highway in Nainwa of Bundi district, Malarna road in Sawai Madhopur and the Karauli-Hindaun road at Budla village in Karauli district continued from the previous day.

Gujjar agitation: Trains diverted, NH-11 blocked; Bainsla says 'don't provoke us'

Gujjar quota agitation: Since the agitation began on Friday, it has affected the movement of more than 250 trains.


Gujjar quota dharna: Protesters block Delhi-Mumbai rail route, 12 trains running through Kota diverted

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla Friday had started a dharna along with his supporters demanding reservation for five communities including Gujjars.

Palwal tense after Dalit-Gujjar clashes, police probing incidents

Phulwari village in Haryana’s Palwal area has been rife with tension for the last two months, after a 21-year-old Dalit student was beaten up, allegedly by two members of the Gujjar community, when he refused to perform household work for them.

Portable Temples and Other Stories

Traditional phad paintings from Rajasthan’s Bhilwara are on display in an exhibition in the Capital.

Shift Gujjar deras, step up security in Attari, MHA tells Punjab govt

According to a list available with the Punjab government, more than 15 Gujjar deras in three districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Pathankot alone are situated in close proximity to the border.


Rajasthan Cabinet clears Bills for Gujjar, EWS reservation

After a massive agitation launched by the community in May this year, the government had promised to bring a legislation to provide them quota benefits.

Gujjar faction accuses Bainsla of compromise, threatens stir

Former MLA Ramvir Singh Bidhuri “appealed” to the Rajasthan government to implement the 5 per cent quota for Gujjars within six months.

Gujjars raise pitch on quota, block highways

In Jaipur, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held a high-level meeting to review the situation. A second round of talks between the Gujjars and the government is expected to be held on Monday.

Rajasthan: Gujjars threaten to step up stir after talks ‘fail’

Around 500-700 members of the community are present at the railway tracks near Pilukapura in the district.