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An order was issued by the Transport Department of Rajasthan. It was said in the order that action will be taken if the number plate of the vehicles is now written on the head, sarpanch, Gurjar etc.
The protest started after a controversial order of the Transport Department of Rajasthan. The Transport Department had issued an order to issue action on the number plate of the vehicles if Pradhan, Sarpanch and Gurjar etc. were written.Caste name on Vehicles, After this order, the Gurjar society protested vocally, then in view of the seriousness of the matter, the officer who issued the order was criticized. Gehlot government (Ashok Gehlot Government) has suspended Additional Commissioner Parivartan Transport Akash Tomar. The Transport Department has issued a revised order in the matter. In the amended order, the word caste was removed.
In fact, Additional Transport Commissioner Akash Tomar has issued a letter today, in which it has been said that now action will be taken if Pradhan, Sarpanch, Gurjar etc. are written on the number plates of vehicles. This order became viral in the entire state and especially the name of Gurjar caste was given in the letter, so the reactions of the people of that particular caste have also started going viral on social media. Gujjar leader Vijay Bainsla tweeted that such remarks of an administrative officer on any caste are indecent. The Gujjar society of India opposes this.
Gehlot government on target of Gujjar leaders
On the other hand, Gujjar leader Himmat Singh tweeted and wrote – Only Gujjar caste has been mentioned in the order of the Transport Department. This is deplorable. Gurjar society has been targeted. A revised order has been issued to draw the attention of the Chief Minister. In which the word Gurjar is not mentioned. This is a commendable decision. Congress leader Dheeraj Gurjar also tweeted and wrote – Taking out such a letter and mentioning only the Gujjar caste in it does not make any sense at all. Drawing the attention of CM Gehlot and Transport Minister towards such letter, I urge to get this order changed.
Transport department meeting held at Chief Minister’s residence
At the same time, today a meeting of the Transport and Road Safety Department was held at the Chief Minister’s residence in which Transport Minister Brijendra Ola, CS Usha Sharma and all the officers of the Transport Department were present. In the meeting, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot expressed concern about the increasing road accidents. During this, along with making a strong policy regarding road safety, discussions were held on behalf of the Transport Department to provide better facilities to the general public.
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