Unemployed youth marching to Rajasthan assembly stopped by police

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visual from the student protest in Jaipur (Photo/ANI)
visual from the student protest in Jaipur (Photo/ANI)

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], September 14 (ANI): Hundreds of unemployed youth who were marching to gherao the Rajasthan assembly to submit their 10-point charter of demands were stopped by the police on Monday.

The students protested by shouting slogans against the government. Student leader Ravindra Singh Bhati told reporters, "More than 15 lakh unemployed youth are registered in Rajasthan out of which 12.24 lakh are postgraduates. But out of these, only 1.60 lakh are getting unemployment allowance."

"In Rajasthan also 75% reservation should be given to the youth of Rajasthan in jobs on the lines of Haryana. So that the youth of Rajasthan can get employment in time as people from other states are coming to Rajasthan and taking jobs due to which the youth here are not getting jobs," said Bhati.

The student leader said, "The administration has been given seven days time and if the demands of the students are not met by the government in seven days, then there will be a fierce agitation." (ANI)

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