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Gujjar quota demand Committee set up

Pursuant to an order of the Rajasthan High Court, the state government today set up a high-power committee to look into the demands of Gujjar community which is on agitation demanding five per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions.

jaipur Updated: Apr 18, 2010 20:45 IST

Pursuant to an order of the Rajasthan High Court, the state government today set up a high-power committee to look into the demands of Gujjar community which is on agitation demanding five per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions.

The seven-member committee would be headed by retired High Court judge I S Israni, a CMO spokesman said.

Congress MP Ratan Singh, Independent MLA Ramswaroop Kasana, Karan Singh Yadav (Cong), Satya Narayan Singh, former chairman of OBC commission, lawyer V S Gujjar and Niranjan Arya IAS have been nominated as the other members of the committee.

The committee was set up in compliance with a High Court order on a PIL on the ongoing Gujjar agitation, the spokesman said.

The committee would consider all issues and matters related to Gujjar agitation and hold discussion with community leaders, he said.