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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
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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.

First Published: Apr 18, 2010 20:43 IST