Haryana burns as Jat quota stir intensifies

UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2016 11:56 AM IST
The main gate of IGP’s office( Rohtak range) set on fire by a protesting student. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )
Jat agitation has brought Haryana to a standstill. Various markets in Rohtak were shut down in support of the agitation. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )
A cop is seen throwing stones at protesting Jat students in front of IGP office, Rohtak on Friday.The community has been demanding for reservation in government jobs. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )
An official spokesman told PTI that curfew was imposed with immediate effect on Friday night in view of protesting mobs going on rampage and indulging in violence. (HT Photo )
The protesters have accused the chief minister of resisting their demand as he was “not from the community”. (HT Photo )
Rohtak remained under siege for the sixth day as protests turned progressively more violent with a counter-protest erupting against the Jats, essentially dividing the city into two parts — while Jats controlled areas from Delhi Road to Subhash Chowk, the other communities took control between Chhotu Ram Chowk and Hisar Road. (AP)

The main gate of IGP’s office( Rohtak range) set on fire by a protesting student. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )

Jat agitation has brought Haryana to a standstill. Various markets in Rohtak were shut down in support of the agitation. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )

A cop is seen throwing stones at protesting Jat students in front of IGP office, Rohtak on Friday.The community has been demanding for reservation in government jobs. (Manoj Dhaka/HT )

An official spokesman told PTI that curfew was imposed with immediate effect on Friday night in view of protesting mobs going on rampage and indulging in violence. (HT Photo )

The protesters have accused the chief minister of resisting their demand as he was “not from the community”. (HT Photo )

Rohtak remained under siege for the sixth day as protests turned progressively more violent with a counter-protest erupting against the Jats, essentially dividing the city into two parts — while Jats controlled areas from Delhi Road to Subhash Chowk, the other communities took control between Chhotu Ram Chowk and Hisar Road. (AP)

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