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Jat leaders cancel February 15 Jind rally

IANS  |  New Delhi 

After a meeting with Chief Manohar Lal Khattar, All Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) on Sunday decided to cancel parallel rally in Jind on February 15, the day when is set to launch a motorbike rally.

Amit Shah's bike rally will be held on February 15 with one lakh motorists in Harayana's Jind.

told IANS that the association has decided to cancel the parallel rally on February 15.

He said that Jat leaders will observe February 18 as "Balidan Divas".

The decision came after a discussion between and Birender Singh, a senior leader from the Jat community, a delegation of Jat leaders and some government officials were present in the meeting held at Bhawan.

has assured Jat leaders to withdraw all FIRs that were registered in connection with the violence during Jat quota stir in February 2016.

In a press statement, the said that it will provide data of status of various classes to a State Backward Classes Commission on or before March 31 to expedite decision on reservation issue.

The and High Court has directed government to provide data of status of various classes to a State Backward Classes Commission till March 31.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 08:00 IST
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