Quota agitation by Gujjars turns violent on Day 3
The agitation by Gujjar community, demanding five per cent quota in jobs and education, turned violent on Sunday with shots being fired and police vehicles being torched in Dholpur district of Rajasthan. Protesters blocked roads and rail traffic in many areas in the State. Authorities have imposed prohibitory orders under CrPc Section 144 in Dholpur and neighbouring Karauli districts, police said. Nearly 20 trains were cancelled and seven diverted as the protesters led by the Gujjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti chief Kirori Singh Bainsla continued their sit-in on railway tracks in Sawai Madhopur district, officials said.