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Security beefed up in Rajasthan over Gujjar agitation


JAIPUR: The security was tightened across a number of districts of Rajasthan together with Sawai Madhopur, Ajmer, Bharatpur, Karauli, Dholpur, Jaipur, and Bhilwara due to Gujjar agitation.
“As of now, we don’t expect any violent flare up, however elaborate security preparations are made for the entire state,” stated DGP Kapil Garg.



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Speaking to TOI, DG (Law and order) M L Lather, stated that no violent disagreement was reported until overdue Friday night, even as security measures have been beefed up for the entire Bharatpur range. He added that security was additionally beefed up in Kota, Bundi, and Jaipur rural.

“Currently the agitation is confined to Sawai Madhopur which comes beneath Bharatpur range; therefore, reinforcement was intensified for all 4 districts of the variety which are- Bharapur, Dholpur, Sawai Madhopur, and Karauli,” Lather stated.



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Over 17 companies of Rajasthan Armed Constabulary (RAC) were are on guard, while troops were put on standby mode. “All our companies are led by environment friendly officers to ensure that no untoward incident takes position. The PHQ is in contact with all district SPs,” an legit informed TOI.

Drawing from their earlier experience of Gujjar agitations, the intelligence wing of the state police is keeping track of national and state highways to quickly alert nearest police stations about blockades on roads.

“We are keeping track of secret conferences the place large mobilization is more likely to happen. The SHOs are also taking feedback about actions going down at far flung villages of their spaces,” the legit informed TOI.

Ajmer Range IG, Sanjib Kumar stated that police in Bhilawara and Ajmer are on alert even as police officers stand guard at portions of Tonk district. While Jaipur town is also lined beneath a normal security alert, the protection has been heightened for districts beneath Jaipur Range which includes, Alwar, Jaipur rural, Sikar and Jhunjhunu.


There is a large phase of Gujjar population scattered across Shekhawati area, due to which native police was directed to control panchayats and gatherings that takes position without prior permission.


The security equipment of the state police are in particular cautious of any flare up at secluded spaces of the state, “In events of sporadic protests, the SHOs must quickly arrive to control the situation. Because any small flare up can quickly mutate into a big protest and that may critically strain our assets,” stated an legit at the condition of anonymity.


The complete focal point of the Rajasthan police now rests on Sawai Madhopur. “There is sufficient reinforcement to be had for Sawai Madhopur. On Friday there was no signal of any violence and we think the agitation to hold in a peaceful method,” the legit added




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