Gujjar quota stir: Agitation enters 4th day in Rajasthan

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Jaipur: The Gujjar quota agitation in Rajasthan has entered the 4th day on Monday as protesters block highways and railway tracks demanding reservation.

Media reports said the agitators blocked National Highway-11 that connects Jaipur with Agra.

The protest had  turned violent on Sunday when shots were fired and police vehicles were torched in Dholpur district.

The authorities have imposed prohibitory orders under CrPc section 144 in Dholpur and Karauli districts.

Dausa SP Prahlad Singh said vehicles heading towards the blockade area on the national highway were diverted to alternate routes for safety.

He said the traffic is being diverted and situation is under control. The blockade is peaceful, the police official said. The official said efforts are being made to clear the blockades on road.

One national highway, one state highway and two arterial roads and Delhi-Mumbai railway tracks are blocked in Rajasthan.

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