Jat khap panchayats gear up to relaunch quota stir

In view of the deadline set by sarv khap jat mahapanchayat coming near, the khap panchayats have served a fresh ultimatum to the government to either award reservation to jat community or face agitation from December 16. A representative of the khap mahapanchayat has claimed that if any government, either the Center or the state, fail to announce reservation for jat community in jobs as well as seats in educational institutions, then they would block all supply to the national capital.
Sube Singh Samain, spokesperson of khap mahapanchayat said "Supply of all essential commodities like milk and vegetable would be stopped from all possible channels be it road or railways". He said that in this regard, a call has been given to the community and leaders of various khap panchayat under the umbrella of mahapanchayat, that has been mobilising support from villages.
New Source: Hindustan Times

Jat, 4 other castes may get OBC status in Haryana

In a development that may draw curtains on the Jat community’s agitation demanding quota in government jobs, decks have been cleared for according Other Backward Classes (OBC) status to five castes — Jats, Jat Sikhs, Rors, Tyagis and Bishnois — in Haryana.
 A survey report mandated by the Haryana State Backward Classes Commission (HSBCC) has recommended reservation in jobs and education for the five castes on the basis of their socio-economic and educational backwardness. The final call will be taken by the state government once the HSBCC submits its formal report, a senior Hooda government official said here. Sources said the report, which was prepared by Dr KS Sangwan, a former head of sociology department, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, was submitted to the commission recently.

Saina Nehwal wins Olympics bronze Medal

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal earned India its third medal at the London Games, clinching a bronze under fortuitous circumstances as her opponent and world number two Xin Wang of China conceded the third-place play off match due to a knee injury after winning the first game. The fourth seeded Indian had saved four game points in a dramatic fightback and was 18-20 when left-handed Xin twisted her knee while going for an acrobatic smash from the baseline and took on-court treatment for the injury. However, she was back on the court after wrapping her left knee in bandage and immediately attacked Saina's serve to win the point and the game to be 1-0 up. But after winning the first point in the second game, Xin could not continue and was wincing in pain before shaking hands with Saina to concede the match and the bronze medal to the 22-year-old Indian ace. Saina thus became the first Indian badminton player to win a medal at the Olympic Games.
Haryana Chief Minister(CM) Bhupinder Singh Hooda today announced a cash award of Rs 1 crore to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal after she won a bronze medal at the London Olympics. Hooda congratulated Nehwal for winning the medal and said that she had made the state and the country proud.
Congratulation Saina Nehwal and Dr. Harvir Singh Nehwal(Proud Father) for your contribution in making Indian and Jat Community Proud.

Saina Nehwal enters Olympics Quarter final

Saina Nehwal wins Pre-Quarterfinal and enters London Olypics 2012 Quarterfinal. Saina Nehwal wins the first game against Netherland's Jie Yao by 21-14 in 18 Minute in the women's singles pre-quarter-final and Second set by 21-15 in 20 Minutes. So Saina registers 3rd consecutive wins in London Olympics and Now in Quarterfinal of London Olympics 2012.
Badminton is one of events where Indian can hope some Medal for Nation from Saina Nehwal, Kashyap while In Boxing Vijender Singh, Devendro Singh, Manoj Kumar and Jai Bhagwan are in Top 16 so we expect some medals in Boxing.

Saina Nehwal wins in Olympics Play Stage

Saina Nehwal wins Women's Singles Group Play Stage Group E Match in London Olympics Today. Indian golden girl Saina Nehwal register easy win by 21-9, 21-4 against Switzerland's Jaquet Sabrina.
Saina Nehwal’s next challenge is to face Tan Lianne on Monday at 11:00 PM (Indian Time) and that will be a must-win for her, since the Belgian has already won her game. Only one player advances to the round of 16 from a group of three. 

Female foeticide is Murder: Khap Panchayat

Khap panchayats in Haryana, because of the worse sex ratio in the country, are looking for ways to solve the problem of female foeticide. They have condemned the offence and ruled that it should be treated at par with murder. It was a first of sorts in the history of Khap panchayats in north India. Seldom seen together, women and men came together in Jind, Haryana to take the unanimous decision and declare openly that female foeticide was as gruesome as murder. "Female foeticide is a crime which also gives rise to another evil of honour killing. By ensuring the end of female foeticide, we could also curb incidents of honour killing," said Om Prakash Maan of Khap panchayat.
It was pointed out that due to female foeticide the population of girls has decreased, therefore, effective steps should be taken to prevent this social ill. The meeting, which was held in a Haryana village, also holds significance due to its location as the state is infamous for its skewed sex ratio. The khap leaders also stressed on the need for creating social awareness against female foeticide. With women of the village leading the campaign, the Gram Sabha of the village had invited leaders of over 300 Khaps to seek their support for the campaign. A Welcome the decision by Khap Mahapanchayat, We salute this move.

Dara Singh passes away

Wrestler and actor Dara Singh, 84, died today in Mumbai at him home. He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital last Saturday and took last breath today morning at 7:30 PM as per his son Bindu Dara singh.  Dara Singh, had been battling for his life in a Mumbai hospital since the last four days, but was on Wednesday shifted back home after doctors said he has "less chance of recovery" due to significant damage to his brain. The 84-year-actor was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in an emergency condition on July 7. His family doctor R.K. Agarwal also confirmed the death of bindu dara singh.
A wrestling champ, he made his way from local tournaments to the international arena competing with some of the biggest names like Oriental Champion King Kong, George Gordienko. The wrestler who had over 500 fights to his credit was the Commonwealth champion in 1959 and Champion of the World in 1968. He retired from wrestling in 1983. He made his entry into films in early 1960s and was cast opposite actress Mumtaz in several movies. Often regarded as the Action King of Bollywood in the Hollywood inspired Hindi films such as Tarzan and King Kong amongst many others. But his most memorable performance remains as Hanuman on the popular 1980's television series Ramayan. The actor who also directed several punjabi films continued to act in films and was last seen in the hit movie, Jab We Met in 2007.

Dara Singh in hospital, suffered cardiac arrest

Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, who is known for his roles in "King Kong" and "Faulad", suffered cardiac arrest and was admitted to a city hospital in a "critical" condition, according to the doctors. "He is very, very critical. He was brought in an emergency condition to hospital at 5:15 pm. He had suffered cardiac arrest. He is in ICU and we are monitoring his condition hour- by-hour," Dr Ram Narain, Chief Operating Officer at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in suburban Andheri, told agency tonight. Earlier, the 83-years- old actor's son, Vindu, had said that his father was serious. "He is serious. There is blood clot in his brain or he has suffered heart attack... We are not sure what has happened. We have been told that he is under observation for 24 hours," Vindu said.

A JaT's Treasure

Have u ever been though about yourself i mean what's the treasure hidden within all of us . why man power is necessary rather than machine power its what our gods had provided us.its jst not only our mind or body we all are acquainted with the supreme power within all of us . when we talk about our country's treasure its our rituals and cultural beliefs that strengthen our side .sometimes a thought comes to my mind what will happen when their will be no Indian culture,no tradition, we will have adopted the western culture till then. our country's brahmins are not even taking things seriously . one day it will ruin us sooner or later we all will have to face the consequences . as per my  point of view the only caste bounded by this religion mainly is jats . we didn't even allowing ourselves to adopt western culture in every manner . we are just running with the masses by holding our countries enlightening stick in our hand. about 90 percent of our countries jats are involved in army and military of India serving for our motherland so we guys know how important our moral values are . i want all of us to come forward and let bring this in open that only following a crowd full of sheeps is not the only thing . western culture shall be introduced but not on the compensating ground where we let them ruin our motherland again . we all know that western culture has got importance when it needs to be globalized but we have a different status in the world just because of our sanskriti so we need to do something  "don't let  them ruin everything so easily what our ancestors have created by devoting their whole life  "our ancestors were know by their moral values and lets continue this era for long . be a true countrymen hope u all will notice this sooner or later.

Sushil Kumar qualifies for Olympics 2012

Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar won the 66kg freestyle title at the World Qualifying Tournament in Taiyuan, China on 27 April 2012. The wrestler with this victory got his berth secured for the London Olympics 2012. Sushil overpowered Georgia's Otar Tushishvilli 3-0 in the final showdown.
Former world champion and Beijing Olympics bronze medalist Sushil Kumar had qualified for the London Olympics following his failure in first two attempts. It was his third attempt. Sushil had suffered a crushing defeat in the first two attempts. First he failed to defend his world championship title and then lost in the second round of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers held in Astana, Kazakhstan on 30 March  to 1 April 2012.

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Sumit Sangwan qualify London Olympics 2012

Sumit Sangwan qualify for London Olympics 2012 . Sumit Sangwan struck gold on Thursday to round off a brilliant performance by India in the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Astana, Kazakhstan where the country bagged three London tickets to make it an unprecedented seven-strong contingent for the quadrennial extravaganza. The 19-year-old Sumit (81kg) beat Tajikistan's Dzhakon Qurbanov 14-9 to bag his maiden senior international gold in his debut event. Besides these two, Vijender Singh (75kg) also booked a London berth by making the semifinals of the last qualifiers for the July-August mega-event. Four Indian boxers -- L Devendro Singh (49kg), Jai Bhagwan (60kg), Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Vikas Krishan (69kg) - had already booked their Olympic berths in last year's World Championship.
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Vijender Singh qualifies for Olympic 2012

Boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) qualifies for the London Olympic 2012 and becomes first boxer to qualify for a third successive time after reaching the semifinals of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Kazakhstan on Sunday. The first Indian to win an Olympic and World Championships medal -- bronze in both events -- Vijender outpunched Chuluuntumur Tumurkhuyag of Mongolia 27-17 to not just assure himself of an Olympic berth but also a medal at the ongoing tournament. "I am back," were Vijender's first words while speaking to a news agency from Astana on Sunday after winning the crucial bout, a loss in which would have ended his hopes of making the London Games.
The 26-year-old had failed in his first attempt to book a ticket for London in last year's World Championships. "I have answered all my critics, who said that I was finished (after losing in the first round of World Championships)," said the former world number one, who was gasping for breath after a draining encounter. Before the 2008 Beijing Games, Vijender had won gold at the Asian Qualifiers at that time, which incidentally were also held in Kazakhstan.

Geeta Phogat qualifies for London Olympics 2012

Woman wrestler Geeta Phogat qualifies for London Olympics 2012 on Sunday. Geeta created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics after winning gold in the 55kg category at the Asian qualifying event in Astana, Kazakhstan. The 23-year-old beat South Korea’s Ji-eun Um to bag only the second gold for India at this edition of the event. She had also won gold at the Commonwealth Games 2010.
Hailing from a family of wrestlers, Geeta’s sisters, Babita and Mamta, have also represented India. Her win on Sunday, in a way, made up for the ignominy Babita had suffered in the run-up to the qualifiers. Babita, considered the most talented of the three sisters, had failed to clear the weigh-in at two international meets, following which she was dropped from the squad. Wrestler Geeta Phogat belongs to Balali village in Bhiwani district of Haryana.

Jat agitation ends in Haryana

Jat agitation ends today after assurance from Haryana chief minister(CM) Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Khap (Jat caste council) leaders and All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti(AIJASS), which is spearheading the stir, jointly announced "suspension" of the agitation till 13th September 2012. "Since Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has given assurance to Sarv-Khap leaders regarding the community's OBC status demand, we have decided to suspend the stir," Mahendar Singh Punia, State General Secretary of the Samiti, told reporters.
Meanwhile, the government said it will try your decision on the issue brought to book as soon as possible to the center. The agitators of all committee members and leaders agreed on the withdrawal of said movement. The agitators softening in his stance, showing the bodies of Sandeep's funeral made. Now all roads including Hisar-Delhi National Highway is open. Railway tracks were also cleared by the protesters. In the next six months, Haryana's Backward Classes Commission is expected to submit its report to the state government, which is why the Jats have given the government September 13 as the deadline, a Jat leader said.

Jat agitation may end soon

Jat agitation in Haryana may soon come to end after assurance from Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to the Jat agitation by All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS). "As far as withdrawal of stir or cremation of Sandeep's body is concerned, let leaders arrested by the police be released. They are the only ones who will decide the further course of action,'' Vijender Singh and Suresh Koth, the two of the 5-member committee spearheading the agitation after arrest of AIJASS office bearers. Besides the fear of losing the Jat vote bank to Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), the pressure mounted on Hooda government to end the stir due to interruption in essential supplies, especially coal, food commodities. The recent news says that Jat agitation ends after govt. agree to release 100 leaders of AIJASS.

AIJASS - All India Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti

AIJASS stands for All India Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti, which is organization of Jat Community, fighting for OBC reservation in Central Govt. of India. AIKSS is maily situated in Haryana, Delhi and northern India. AIKSS of Jat community has been holding protests from long time demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the Other Backward Class (OBC) category.

Jat agitation turn violant, Army called to control protesters

Jat agitation in Hisar took a violent turn today as protesters torched a police post and a judge’s car. The Haryana government today sought the Army’s help in controlling the situation. The district administration has announced closure of schools for three days. Markets, hotels and fuel stations remained closed throughout the day. A curfew is likely to be imposed in Hisar and neighbouring areas. While the protesters have paralysed rail traffic for almost three weeks now, demanding OBC quota in government jobs and educational institutes, tension erupted following the alleged death of a youth, Sandeep, 20, in police firing on Wednesday. Five others are reported to have suffered bullet injuries.
Thousands hit the streets in Hisar on Wednesday morning, and the mob grew increasingly violent. There were reports of protests in Jind and Bhiwani too. Barely 100 metres from the military station, Hisar, the mob torched the Hisar cantonment police post and also looted an SBI ATM. Another SBI branch was vandalised. Hisar Deputy Commissioner Amit Agarwal said the state had asked the Centre to deploy the Army. The official vehicle of Sessions Judge, Jind, Raminder Jain, was set on fire near Hisar late last night. His gunman and driver were held hostage by the mob, and were only released in the early hours today, after the intervention of the tehsildar and district administration. The protesters brought Sandeep’s body to the blocked rail track and refused to perform the final rites till all the Jat leaders were released immediately.

Haryana Jats block rail track seeking reservation

Having failed to secure reservation for their community from the state and central governments, protestors from the Jat community blocked rail tracks in Haryana's Hisar district Monday morning. Police said the protestors blocked the tracks near Mayyar village in Hisar district, 280 km from here, disrupting rail services in the area. The agitating Jats had Sunday served a 24-hour ultimatum to the central and state governments to make an announcement regarding reservation for the Jat community in government jobs. The ultimatum ends at 5 p.m. Monday but the protestors started the first phase of their agitation Monday morning itself.
The Jats had led a three-week-long agitation in the Jat-dominated districts of Hisar, Jind and Bhiwani in Haryana in March last year seeking reservation for the community in government jobs under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota. They had later withdrawn the agitation after the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government assured it would take up their case with the central government. The Hooda government later set up the Haryana Backward Classes Commission to look into the reservation aspect. The commission is considering the demands of the Roar, Jat, Jat Sikh, Tyagi, Bishnoi and other communities who wish to be classified as backward classes in the state. Last year, the protesters, including women, children and the elderly, had blocked rail tracks at 15 points across Haryana. The worst affected were Hisar, Bhiwani and Jind districts.

Jat votes crucial for RLD-Congress in UP Pollls

Jat Vote bank is one of crucial node for Congress-RLD alliance in UP Assembly Election 2012 along with Muslim votes. Even though the Jats, who form RLD's core constituency, comprise just 2.6% of the electorate in UP, they are present in significant numbers in the 15 districts that go on to constitute western UP. Being the dominant caste of the region, they have over the decades played a crucial role in shaping its polity. In the post-Mandal-Masjid era, barring a short period in which they had switched their allegiance to BJP, the Jats have remained by and large loyal to RLD. Former prime minister Charan Singh, Union civil aviation minister Ajit Singh's father, is still revered by them.
Jats add up to around 6% of the vote-base in western UP, but have the potential to swing the electoral outcome in quite a few assembly seats in the districts of Bijnor, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Mathura, Agra and Aligarh. In 2007 assembly polls, RLD won 10 assembly seats, securing 5.76% votes in the seats that it contested. But lets wait and watch whether Jat takes U Turn from RLD-Congress after being betrayed by offering Sub quota to Muslims/Minorities from OBC Quata by Congress led UPA Government in Central/PSU Jobs just before UP Polls which makes Jat Community a real looser in term of reservation.