The demand for giving Other Backward Classes status to the Jats in the Central list has been raised before Delhi's Lieutenant-Governor Tejendra Khanna by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary Naresh Kumar.

Memorandum

At a meeting with Mr. Khanna, Dr. Kumar submitted a memorandum demanding that Jats be given OBC status within the Central Government.

The Congress leader said that since 1999 the Jats of Delhi have been kept in the OBC list of the State. However, they have not been included in the Centre's OBC list so far.

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