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Cop injured in police-villagers clash

Press Trust of India  |  Sikar (Rajasthan) 

A was injured and several vehicles were vandalised during protests in Rajasthan's district today by villagers demanding reservation, police said.

Traffic movement was affected for a few hours on NH-52 as few villagers protested, demanding categorisation of OBC reservation quota and including a few castes in Scheduled Tribes category, a said.

One was injured and several vehicles were vandalised by agitated villagers' who pelted stones on them. Police resorted to lathi-charge as they were not convinced with the assurances, the said.

The traffic movement on the highway resumed after nearly three hours, he said.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 16:05 IST