Jat quota agitation: Khattar invites protesters for talks, paramilitary forces deployed in Haryana

While metro services have been suspended from 11.30 pm in Delhi today, 124 paramilitary companies have been deployed in Haryana.

Members of the Jat community have planned massive protests in and around Delhi demanding reservation for them.

Delhi Police and administration have beefed up their arrangements to avoid any untoward event. While metro services have been suspended from 11.30 pm in Delhi today, 124 paramilitary companies have been deployed in Haryana.

Jat protestors will meet Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Haryana Bhawan on Sunday afternoon. Minister of State, Law and Justice, PP Chaudhary will be present at the meeting.

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HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  1. Delhi Police has restricted entry of people in the Lutyens area where the Parliament is located. A number of routes have been closed to limit entry of people. The police has asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to restrict metro services outside Delhi.
  2. Police has issued a notification ordering the closure of several key routs from 8 pm onwards in Delhi. Services at prominent stations like Rajiv Chowk, Pragati Maidan, Janpath, Mandi House, RK Ashram Road, Khan Market, Lok Kalyan Marg, Central Secretariat, Shivaji Stadium and Udyog Bhavan will be affected.
  3. The police have also directed DMRC to stop trains to Ghaziabad, Noida, and Gurgaon. Despite the order, interchange facilities will be available at all interchange stations. Sources said that the metro train services will be resumed after they get clearance from Delhi police.
  4. The CBSE has advised students appearing for the Classes 10 and 12 Board exams to reach their exam centres well before the scheduled time. The Class 10 exams for painting, Spanish and Russian languages and Class 12 exams for Mathematics, First Aid and Emergency Medical Care, Clinical Bio-chemistry and Microbiology-II, Microbiology (MLT), Health Centre Management, Ophthalmic Techniques-II, Radiograhpy-II (Special Investigation Imaging Radiography) are scheduled for Monday.
  5. All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti had earlier said that it would intensify its agitation on March 20. Their demands include jobs to kin of those killed in violence during protests last year. The violence that broke out last year killed nearly 30 people and about 200 were injured.

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