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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP fields union minister’s IAS son in Hisar, Cong ex-MP from Rohtak

Both Hisar and Rohtak are high-stakes constituencies, considered strongholds of Bhajan Lal (Indian National Lok Dal) and Bhupinder Singh Hooda (Congress) families. The BJP has now named candidates for all the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana, where polling will be held in the sixth phase on May 12.

Haryana: Tough battle in CM, ex-CMs’ hometowns

Khattar, Hooda and Bhajan Lal’s family members have joined the poll campaign for MC polls by holding meetings with their supporters.

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Cops vanished from minister’s house under attack during 2016 Jat stir: Ex-Rohtak DC to CBI

The CBI had recently filed a chargesheet against 51 accused, including an advocate named Sudeep Kalkal, for the attack on the house of Abhimanyu but kept the investigation open to unearth the larger conspiracy.

Cops in Haryana on alert in wake of call of Jat Mahasabha

The mahasabha is expected to be organised at Rohtak's Jassia area and the Gaon Bandh protest in the state is being staged by the Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh.

Three-day visit: BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Hooda stronghold of Rohtak

The town has been the epicentre of Jat quota agitation

BJP chief Amit Shah begins his 3-day visit to Rohtak today

Rohtak is known as a stronghold of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, but BJP leaders claim the Hooda factor did not play any role in finalising the venue for the party meeting.

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Rohtak: Unidentified men open fire at property dealer, kill wrong man

Preliminary investigations conducted by the police revealed that the assailants had come to kill another man "VC", but Sanjay got killed in a case of mistaken identity.

Jat agitation-Refrain at roadblocks: Didn’t make it to civil services, quota would have helped

As the violent quota stir by Jats in Haryana enters the eighth day with the death toll touching 11, there are similar blockades every 5 km on the way to Rohtak and Jhajjar, Ground Zero of the agitation.

Haryana Jat quota stir: In epicentre Rohtak, elderly protesters take over

The protesters are also demanding that compensation be given to the families of those who died and one person in each family be given a government job.

Jat quota stir: Police action unjust, shouldn’t have fired, says kin of deceased

The family wants the government to punish those responsible for the death, announce monetary compensation and government job to one of the brothers.

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Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

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