New Delhi : The Jat agitation that threatened to cripple Delhi on Monday has been postponed, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Jat leader Yashpal Malik announced on Sunday.
The decision followed several rounds of meetings between the government and prominent Jat leaders.
The Centre had yesterday directed governments of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to invoke CrPC 144 to stop Jat protesters and has mobilised 247 companies (about 24,700 personnel) of paramilitary forces.
Delhi Police has also cancelled leaves of its personnel till further orders and imposed prohibitory orders and several traffic restrictions to prevent Jat community members from going ahead with their protest.
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