BJP invites Jat leaders for talks

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday appealed to the Jat community agitating in Haryana demanding reservation to maintain peace and invited them to hold talks with the party’s central leadership.

“Our central leaders are ready to hold discussions with the Jat protesters with an open mind. We invite them for talks so that we can reach a conclusion over the issue,” union minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said at a press conference.

“We would especially like to invite the youth agitators,” he added.

Haryana minister O.P. Dhankar, union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Sanjeev Balyan, BJP general secretary in charge of Haryana Anil Jain met the party’s central leadership earlier on Saturday.

Birender Singh, who is a Rajya Sabha member from Haryana, also appealed to the Jat agitators to maintain peace.

“We appeal to all political leaders and social organisations to maintain calm and come forward for talks. We assure you of a fruitful result if you come forward for talks,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Army conducted flag marches in the violence-hit districts of Haryana where the Jat community has been agitating demanding reservation.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here