Jat agitation withdrawn after talks with Hooda

The agitating Jats in Haryana have withdrawn their agitation late tonight following a meeting of their leaders with the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Jind. In a statement issued here today, the Chief Minister said that those agitating have agreed to lift all blockades and dharnas with immediate effect. He said that it has also been decided to set up a Haryana Backward Classes Commission within a month. The Commission would consider the demand of communities of Roar,Jat, Jat Sikh,Tyagi,Bishnoi and any other community who wish to be under the ambit of the Backward Classes in the State.
They have now agreed to lift all blockades, especially after the Supreme Court directed the Haryana and UP governments to immediately control the situation. The Commission would consider the demand of communities of Roar, Jat, Jat Sikh, Tyagi, Bishnoi would come under the ambit of the Backward Classes. Also, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan governments to ensure that supply of essential commodities including water to the national capital was not disrupted in the wake of threats by Jats agitating for quota in central jobs.