Rajasthan government invited Gujjars for another round of talks on Thursday with the assurance of a fresh formula to resolve the impasse after it told them on Wednesday that it would not be possible to accord five percent quota in jobs within the legal limit of 50 percent. A separate quota within the 50 percent would have adverse consequences for social harmony in the state, the government said.

After the talks failed on Wednesday evening, the Gujjar delegation initially expressed dissatisfaction over the government's efforts and later agreed to hold another meeting in Jaipur on Thursday.

They are expecting that the government would come up with a fresh formula for five percent quota for the Gujjar community.
"The government gave us a draft highlighting the efforts it had made in the past to ensure reservation for the community, but we are not satisfied with that. It expressed its inability to accord five percent reservation for us in jobs within the 50 percent as it may disturb social harmony," said Himmat Singh, spokesperson for the Gujjar Arakshan Sangharh Samiti.
The government on Wednesday directed the local administration and police in four districts to evacuate Gujjar agitators from railway tracks and highways in compliance with a High Court order.

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