Jat agitation in Jind hits Rail, bus services in Haryana

Jat agitation in Jind district of haryana disrupted rail services in haryana. Agitation by Jats in Haryana's Jind district over the caste violence in Mirchpur has disrupted rail services on Delhi-Ferozepur section for the last six days. The agitation is threatening to spill over to other parts of the state with the protesters now planning to block crucial rail and highway points at different places. Demanding a fresh probe into the Mirchpur incident, Jat activists in Bibipur village blocked the Jind-Bhiwani state highway, about 7 km away from Jind town, on Thursday morning. The route connects Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to Rajasthan through Haryana.
Protesters started a chain hunger strike, with 101 protesters going on fast. Mahapanchayat convener Suresh Koth told mediapersons that they would target more rail and road points from Friday. Besides a fresh probe into Mirchpur incident, the protesters are also demanding shifting of the trial of 98 accused back to Haryana.


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