Death toll in the Haryana State of Northern India reaches 15 as a result of caste riots

Death toll in the Haryana State of Northern India reaches 15 as a result of caste riots
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NEW DELHI: In the fresh acts of violence of caste riots in North India Haryana state,  the death toll reaches to 15.

 

Jat agitation protesters continued to block roads and looting across the state despite a deal of giving them more quota in government jobs.

 

Modi government offered a deal of more government jobs but failed to stop protesters who has paralyzed the state.

 

Ramesh Dalal spokesperson of Jat Reservation Movement claimed that “We will continue the protest. The government thinks we will succumb to their pressure tactics but they are making a big mistake by ignoring us.”

 

The government had deployed thousands of troops to stop protesters and controlled the area.

 

The caste riots have disrupted life in northern India where they damaged offices, buildings, railway tracks and railway stations.

 

According to an estimate, 850 trains are cancelled, 500 factories were closed and businesses had lost U$2.9 billion.

 

Jats are showing their anger over government due to lack of government jobs for their community.

 

The protesters also cut the water supply of Delhi which was later reactivated by Indian army.

 

80 million population of North India is Jat which makes a quarter of Haryana’s population.

 

BJP won with a majority in 2014 general election for the first time in Haryana.

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