Jat protests hit Gurgaon, traffic disrupted

ArrayGurgaon, Feb 19 (IANS) People from the Jat community on Friday disrupted traffic in several areas in Gurgaon demanding their inclusion in the OBC category, causing traffic jams, police said.

People blocked traffic near the Daultabad flyover on the Gurgaon-Jhajjar road.

The road linking Gurgaon to Najafgarh in southwest Delhi was also blocked near Bajghera Chowk for a few hours.

Traffic was also disrupted near Basai and Dhanwapur, causing trouble for passengers.

Jats also blocked traffic on Gurgaon-Sohna Road near Islampur and one of the roads linking the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway close to Sector 17.

Police said people left the protest sites at their own.

No police force was used to remove the barricades set up by the Jats. And no police case was registered against any demonstrator.

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