Chaudhary Charan Singh University

Type: Organization
Name: Chaudhary Charan Singh University
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Jats hold key for BJP in sugar bowl

he Jats dominate both sugarcane agriculture and a major chunk of the vote base in western Uttar Pradesh's seven Lok Sabha seats, Meerut, Baghpat, Muzaffarnagar, Kairana, Saharanpur, Bijnor and Nagina. A tour of some of the urban and rural areas in these ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Apr 06 2014]


Sanjeev Sharma, a professor in the Political Science Department in Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, sums up the Jat equation like this: "No community, including Jats, Muslims and Dalits, has been voting as a bloc. You can check voting records from past elections. But this time, there is an undercurrent of support for the BJP among all sections of Hindu voters in most constituencies surrounding Meerut. Since, Jats form the dominant group here, this undercurrent seems more obvious. But I want to add that this is only a perception at this point of time."
"When you score good marks, it feels great. But if you get a chance to serve the downtrodden or poor through your regular assignment work, there is nothing like it!" Rastogi (23) told IANS on telephone from Meerut

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