Hundreds of Jain’s staged a protest with black bands on their arms, to protest against the order of the Rajasthan High Court on practicing Sallekhana Vrata (Santhara).
A memorandum was submitted the deputy commissioner, addressing to Rajasthan CM and prime minister. The Jains in city kept their commercial establishments, factories and educational institutions closed until the afternoon.
Rajendra Jain said they will challenge the judgment of the Rajasthan High Court in the Supreme Court, as it has snatched the fundamental rights of the Jains. The community has high regard for the Sallekhana Vratha, which the court described as suicide, and instructed the government to file suicide cases against those who support it.