Jat agitation: Haryana govt releases over Rs 20 crore compensation to affected people

New Delhi: The Haryana government has released over Rs 20 crore as interim assistance to 1,537 people affected by violence during the Jat quota agitation, an official said on Saturday.

A spokesman of the Urban Local Bodies department said a committee constituted to provide compensation today reviewed the measures being taken for the same.

He further added that 1,957 FIRs have been registered till now against miscreants under various charges including damaging property in the state during the stir.