Bainsla announces 24-hour sit-in over ST quota demand

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Jaipur, July 26 (ANI): Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla on Sunday asked community members to congregating for a 'mahapanchayat' to stage a 24-hour sit-in to build pressure on the Rajasthan Government to get the pending ST reservation bill cleared.

In the mahapanchayat which began at Penchla mod near Hindon city in Karuali district on Sunday afternoon, Bainsla, spearheading the agitation for the past three years, asked Gujjars to stay back overnight for a 'mahapadav'.

Bainsla said the Congress government would have to provide five per cent reservation as envisaged in the bill passed by the previous BJP government.

The bill was sent to the governor, and is awaiting his assent. (ANI)

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