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Sops for Gujjars, tribals in Rajasthan amid tussle

The Congress government in Rajasthan has been battling a crisis since July 12 when Pilot, a Gujjar, and 18 legislators loyal to him sought the removal of Gehlot, a demand resisted by the party leadership.
On Sunday night, Gehlot announced that World Tribal Day would be a public holiday in Rajasthan, meeting a longstanding demand of the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP).(PTI)
On Sunday night, Gehlot announced that World Tribal Day would be a public holiday in Rajasthan, meeting a longstanding demand of the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP).(PTI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 04:09 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Gujjars feel cheated over Congress not crowning Sachin as CM’

Kirori Singh Bainsla is known for leading several Gujjar agitations in the past over the community people’s demand for reservation in government jobs.
Gujjar community is overwhelmed with the amicable resolution of special backward caste reservation to Gujjars by CM Ashok Gehlot.(HT Photo)
Gujjar community is overwhelmed with the amicable resolution of special backward caste reservation to Gujjars by CM Ashok Gehlot.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 12:05 PM IST
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Petitions in Rajasthan high court challenge quota to Gujjars

Two petitions have been filed in the Rajasthan high court challenging the bill granting 5% reservation in educational institutions and jobs to Gujjars.
Two petitions have been filed in the Rajasthan high court challenging the bill granting 5% reservation in educational institutions and jobs to Gujjars.(ANI Photo)
Two petitions have been filed in the Rajasthan high court challenging the bill granting 5% reservation in educational institutions and jobs to Gujjars.(ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 07:46 AM IST
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Gujjars call off stir after government assurance

Gujjar leader Col (retd) Kirori Singh Bainsla announced all agitators to just withdraw stir and open all railway tracks and national highways after he and other leaders read the draft.
The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eight-day agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the railway tracks at Malarna Dungar.(PTI)
The Gujjar community on Saturday called off their eight-day agitation after Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh handed over a draft of reservation bill to the Gujjar leaders on the railway tracks at Malarna Dungar.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 10:58 PM IST
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Bill for 5% reservation to Gujjars cleared by Rajasthan govt after protests

The bill seeks to increase the backward classes’ reservation from the present 21 per cent to 26 per cent with five per cent reservation to Gujjars, Banjaras, Gadia Lohars, Raikas and Gadaria.
Gujjars have been holding demonstrations across Rajasthan demanding reservation.(ANI)
Gujjars have been holding demonstrations across Rajasthan demanding reservation.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 04:12 PM IST
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Why Gujjars in Rajasthan are on protest? All you need to know

The agitation by the Gujjar community demanding five per cent quota in jobs and educational institutes turned violent in Dholpur district on Sunday as shots were fired and three police vehicles torched.
Members of the Gujjar community hold a dharna demanding reservation, in Sawai Madhopur, Saturday, Feb 9, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Members of the Gujjar community hold a dharna demanding reservation, in Sawai Madhopur, Saturday, Feb 9, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 07:34 PM IST
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Three trains cancelled, one diverted as Gujjars continue dharna on rail tracks

The blockade by Gujjar Arakshan Sangarsh Samiti chief Kirori Singh Bainsla and his supporters began Friday evening and has forced the West Central Railway (CWR) to divert, cancel or partially terminate nearly 200 trains in the last two days.
K S Bainsla along with Gujjar supporters sit on tracks at Malarna railway station to block railway route in Sawai Madhopur on Friday.(HT Photo)
K S Bainsla along with Gujjar supporters sit on tracks at Malarna railway station to block railway route in Sawai Madhopur on Friday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 03:27 PM IST
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Gujjars reject government’s invitation for talks

Tourism minister Vishvendra Singh assured that the government is committed to giving them 5% reservation and reached the protest spot at Malarna-Dungar station where Gujjars began their sit-in on Friday.
The stalemate between the state government and the Gujjars continued for the second day on Saturday as the Gujjar leader Kirodi Singh Bainsla, spearheading the stir, rejected the government invite for talks in Jaipur.(ANI)
The stalemate between the state government and the Gujjars continued for the second day on Saturday as the Gujjar leader Kirodi Singh Bainsla, spearheading the stir, rejected the government invite for talks in Jaipur.(ANI)
Published on Feb 09, 2019 11:44 PM IST
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Gujjars block Delhi-Mumbai route, say it’s a do-or-die battle for 5% quota

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla after holding a ‘Maha Panchayat’ at Malarna Dungar in Sawai Madhopur district, started the sit-in along with his supporters, blocking trains.
Col Kirori Bainsla sitting on Delhi-Mumbai track near Malarna railway station in Sawai Madhopur district in Rasjthan to demand reservation for backward classes on February 8.(HT Photo)
Col Kirori Bainsla sitting on Delhi-Mumbai track near Malarna railway station in Sawai Madhopur district in Rasjthan to demand reservation for backward classes on February 8.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 09:35 PM IST
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Rajputs, Gujjars, Meenas came out in support of Congress in Rajasthan

The four major communities of Rajasthan — Rajput, Jats, Meenas, and Gujjar — voted in a mixed manner in the 2018 assembly election, which saw the BJP concede defeat, and the Congress return to power after five years.
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
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Gujjars block highway, seek police action on woman’s elopement

The Gujjars alleged that the woman had been kidnapped. The police, however, said that the woman is an adult and was in love with the man.
Members of the Gujjar community block the Sikar-Delhi highway.(HT PHOTO)
Members of the Gujjar community block the Sikar-Delhi highway.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 23, 2018 12:45 AM IST
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Govt approves 1% quota to Gujjars, 4 other communities under MBC

The Rajasthan government on Tuesday approved one per cent reservation to five communities, including Gujjars, under the most backward classes (MBC) category for admission to educational institutions and recruitment in government jobs in the state. With this members of the five castes — Banjara, Gadia-Lohar, Gujjar, Raika/Rebari and Gadaria— are eligible for recruitments held between December 2016 and December 2017, as per an order issued by the department of personnel (DoP).
Gujjars protest for quota in Rajasthan.(HT File Photo)
Gujjars protest for quota in Rajasthan.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 10:08 PM IST
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Jats in Rajasthan back quota to Gujjars, oppose OBC classification

Gujjars are demanding five per cent reservation from with the OBC quota
A mahapanchayat of Gujjar(HT Photo)
A mahapanchayat of Gujjar(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 10:45 PM IST
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Gujjars call mahapanchayat on May 23 to take final call on quota agitation

The announcement came after a three-hour-long meeting of the community leaders at Adda village in Bharatpur district on Tuesday
Gujjar leader Col Kirori Singh Bainsla at Tuesday’s mahapanchayat in Bharatpur’s Adda village.(HT Photo)
Gujjar leader Col Kirori Singh Bainsla at Tuesday’s mahapanchayat in Bharatpur’s Adda village.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 10:11 PM IST
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