Maratha quota stir: Panel likely to submit report by November 15

Express News Service | Published: 12th September 2018 06:41 AM
Representational image of Maratha protesters during a demonstration.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission is likely to finalise its report on the socio-economic status of the Maratha community by November 15, the state government conveyed to the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

The commission would submit to the government its recommendations on whether the community should be granted reservation in stateaided educational institutions and workplaces, it said. As per the court directives, the state government on Tuesday submitted its ‘progress report’ on Maratha quota issue to the Bombay High Court. The court was hearing a petition filed by Activist Vinod Patil that seeks a time-bound programme from the state government on providing reservation for Marathas.

“The Commission has already commenced its preliminary work to study the historical aspect and also the legal provisions as well as reports/ opinion received from experts on the issue of reservation,” the affidavit said.

Tags : Maratha Maratha quota stir

More from this section

Bihar man arrested for allegedly raping and killing pregnant goat
Lok Sabha polls: Chhattisgarh BJP gives big responsibility to leaders defeated during Assembly polls
Jharkhand Congress to mobilize people on economy and other agenda, apart from cow protection
Omar Abdullah takes on Army's Northern command chief over '2018 was remarkable year' remark
Party workers come to blows at Himachal Congress office as new state president takes over
Next >>