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The winter session, being held in Mumbai after 57 years, will have only eight working days and will end on November 30.
According to a government source, the report has made favourable recommendations on the demands of the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions.
Fadnavis, who was at Akola to review drought condition, told the reporters that the government will complete all legal formalities by the end of November to grant Maratha community their due.
The protests took a violent turn on August 9 and as many as 194 people were arrested by the Pune Police for rioting and arson.
The first book, ‘The Peshwa: The Lion and the Stallion’ was the story of Peshwa Bajirao Bhat, who takes over the reins of the Peshwai after his father, Balaji Vishvanath Bhat’s death.
Harshwardhan Yadav, Shiv Sena MLA from Kannad in Aurangabad district, also announced the launch of a new Maratha party.
Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal criticised the Modi-led government over various issues, including the Rafale jet deal.
With the party likely to be launched around Diwali, many feel the move would ultimately help the BJP in the state.
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 Backward Classes commission would submit to the government its recommendations on whether the community should be granted reservation in state-aided educational institutions and workplaces.
The agitation was particularly effective in places such as Nagpur, Kolhapur and Aurangabad, where agitators blocked roads for several hours.
The deceased, Keshavrao Chaudhari, was actively participating in 'thiyya' (sit-in) agitation of Maratha Kranti Morcha for reservation.
Whenever the Maratha agitation gains momentum, rumours of the ‘Brahmin’ Chief Minister being replaced with a Maratha start doing the rounds in Maharashtra.
The NCP chief also said that reservation must be granted to the Marathas without reducing the quota granted to other communities under the Constitution.
After all round criticism of the violence, the Maratha Kranti Morcha Organizers made it clear that henceforth there won't be any kind of agitations on the street to press for quota demand.