Haryana, February 26 – Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda today urged the Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti to exercise restrain, cooperate in maintaining peace in the state and added that efforts would be made at the level of State and Central Governments to get them justice.
This was stated by State President, Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti, Commandant (Retd.) Hawa Singh Sangwan while interacting with media persons shortly after his meeting with Haryana Chief Minister at his residence here today.
Mr. Sangwan said that he had urged the Chief Minister to cancel the cases registered against some people during last year’s agitation at Mayyar in district Hisar because cases had been registered against most of the innocent people. He said that Mr. Hooda has asked him to submit a representation in this regard.
He said that the Samiti had informed Mr. Hooda that if the demand of reservation for Jats was not met with by March 22, they would launch a nation-wide agitation from March 23 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi and the issue of launching a Jail bharo Andolan from the same day could also be considered. However, if the demand was met with, this rally would be converted into a thanks giving rally.
Commandant Hawa Singh called upon those sitting on dharna to not obstruct rail traffic and clear the tracks. He also urged them not to be misled by anyone as the model code of conduct would remain in force upto March 12 and till then no announcement could be made.
He said that Mr. Hooda has assured that the report of Haryana Backward Classes Commission would be available by March end. The Commission would conduct a survey which would take atleast one month.
He said that the members of the Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti who were present in the meeting included National President Mr. Bhagat Singh Dalal, Mr. Dharampal Hooda and Mr. Kuldip Siwach. Those who were present on behalf of the government included Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mr. Randeep Singh Surjewala, former Minister Mr. Vinod Sharma, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Dharambir Singh, former Speaker Haryana Vidhan Sabha Dr. Raghuvir Singh Kadian and senior officers of the state government.