Haryana Cabinet approves Jat Reservation Bill
The BJP-led state government had said earlier that it would bring the Bill to give reservation to Jats and four other castes – Jat Sikhs, Bishnois, Tyagis and Rors in the ongoing Budget session which is scheduled to end on March 31.
Later, Jat leaders had announced that no protest would be held till April 3 if the state government gets the reservation bill passed in the Assembly during the ongoing session.
The community has been demanding reservation in the existing backward classes (BC) category.
The Backward Classes quota is bifurcated in two categories–BC-A and BC-B having 16 and 11 percent reservation respectively.