Gujjars resume agitation in Rajasthan

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Jaipur, May 23 (UNI) The Gujjar Reservation Action Committee today revived its agitation for their demand of ST status for the community.

The committee activists and supporters gathered at many places including Mundia(Karauli) and Dullupura(Bharatpur), and marched to different places to block railway tracks under their Rail Roko agitation.

Police sources said the protest was peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from anyplace.

The police have made tight security arrangements.

The authorities have promulgated prohibitory orders under section 144 in Dausa, Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur and Karuali districts of the state.

Twenty seven companies of Rajasthan Armed Constabulary (RAC) and some of Railway Protection Force (RPF) have been deployed in these Gujjar dominated districts.

About 35 activists had been rounded up as a precautionary measure.

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