As the Jats continue to mount pressure on the Centre and the state, Chief Minister Manohar Khattar has been summoned by BJP leadership for talks. The three-member panel under M Venkaiah Naidu will discuss with him the fall out of the promise to include Jats in OBC category and the feasibility of providing exclusive reservations to them.
Khattar along with agriculture minister OP Dhankar and finance minister Captain Abhimanyu have also been summoned
Meanwhile, Delhi-Chandigarh Highway which was blocked by protesters, has been cleared now. Sonipat Deputy Commissioner has directed the government and private schools, colleges in the area to remain closed till February 24.
Curfew has been lifted in Rohtak and traffic resumes on Sirsa-Chandigarh road.