Army called in as Jat protests turn ugly in Haryana

The Haryana government called in the army to contain the situation in eight districts of the state severely affected by the ongoing Jat agitation, including in Rohtak town, where one person was killed and over 10 were injured, including a BSF trooper, as a violent mob went on the rampage.

Protest by the Jat community intensified as they attacked the house of Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu and set his car on fire. The minister was not in his residence at the time.

Owing to the ongoing Jat reservation stir in Haryana, the mobile internet services has been blocked in Rohtak. The schools and colleges will too remain closed till February 22 in Rohtak and Jhajjar areas.

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