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Save India from BJP: Haryana’s handling of Jat agitation slammed on Twitter

Shadab Nazmi
Shadab NazmiFeb 21, 2016 | 16:31

Save India from BJP: Haryana’s handling of Jat agitation slammed on Twitter

It’s been seven days since protesters in parts of Haryana have been demanding reservation in jobs and education for the Jat community. Amidst tight security by police and army personnel, protesters set fire to many vehicles and buildings in different parts of Haryana, particularly Rohtak and Jind.

Owing to high tension between the Jats and the state government, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar called up the BJP central leadership as well as Union home minister Rajnath Singh and railway minister Suresh Prabhu to discuss the situation in the state.

Delhi minister Kapil Mishra has declared that as a result of the ongoing turmoil in Haryana, there is an acute shortage of water supply in the capital now. “We are left with no water now, this morning's supply was the last one,” he tweeted this morning.

These tweets reflect people’s displeasure with the BJP government in the state and at the Centre, over the handling of the Jat agitation:

Last updated: February 21, 2016 | 16:31
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