Gujjar leader Colonel Kirori Singh Bainsla, spearheading the community's stir for five per cent reservation in government jobs in Rajasthan, today held talks with state Energy Minister Jitendra Singh to resolve the quota impasse.
The talks were satisfactory, Bainsla said emerging out of the meeting at the Minister's residence here. However, he did not divulge any details.
The Gujjar leader will meet Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot soon to resolve the issue as the government said it would set up a committee tomorrow as directed by the High Court to look into the quota demand
Another Gujjar leader Roop Singh, who also attended the meeting, said the talks were heading in a positive direction.
"Everything is going on in a positive direction. Talks have not yet concluded," he said as the Gujjars continued their sit-ins at many places in the state.
The Energy Minister said the government was committed to accord reservation to the Gujjars. "I hope the issue will be resolved soon."
He said the government would constitute a committee as directed by the High Court by tomorrow.