Nearly 2,000 demonstartors sat on a dharna on railway tracks blocking the Delhi-Mumbai tracks near Pilukapura in Bharatpur, police said. Six trains were affected on the route and alternate arrangements were made, a railway official said.      

The community, which had undertaken a major agitation over the issue in 2008, re-launched it under the leadership of Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla.

Bainsla, along with other community members had launched a 'Nyay Yatra' on May 11 covering areas like Karauli and Dausa which culminated in Bharatpur on Thursday after which the decision was taken to launch the 'Mahapadav'.
     
“The agitation will be called off only after the demands are met. The government has betrayed us on this issue and it is for the government to find out a way to provide us five percent reservation within the legal limit of 50 percent," Bainsla said.
    
Police has been deployed in strength in the area to maintain law and order. home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria the matter was subjudice and the community members should understand this.

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