Jat protest: Virender Sehwag appeals agitators to shun violence

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has appealed the Jat agitators to shun violence and keep their demands in a constitutional way.

In a facebook post, former India cricketer said, “I request all brothers to eschew violence and keep their demands in a constitutional way, not with violence.”

 

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We have made our country proud in many fields including army and sports, he said.

“We must channel our energy for the benefit of our country”, he added.

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It is pertinent to mention here that on Sunday at least 10 people have been killed and 150 injured in violence linked to the pro-quota agitation by the Jat community in Haryana, the state’s Director General of Police (DGP) Y.P. Singhal said.

The situation has reached such level that Army has been pressed to service.

The agitation has paralysed life in the entire Haryana state, cutting off all northern states from Delhi.