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The government has destroyed the concept of equality by setting up a special category - Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC)- for the Maratha community, the petitioners argued.
'Maratha reservation is exclusive. This one community has been treated as special,' said senior counsel Srihari Aney, appearing for Uday Dhople, one of the petitioners.
Basamba police was immediately informed who rushed to the spot and conducted a Panchnama.
Several petitions were filed in HC challenging the November 30, 2018 decision of Maharashtra government granting 16% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for Marathas.
The report was on Tuesday gave to the petitioners who have moved the Bombay High Court challenging the decision to grant the reservation.
The state government shall till then not make any appointment in any of its departments under the new legislation, the court said.
The Maharashtra Assembly passed a bill granting 16 per cent reservation in education and government jobs for the Maratha community under the socially and educationally backward category on November 29
The high court had earlier this month chided the government for issuing an advertisement for job recruitment even as petitions challenging the legislation are pending.
The HC said such "irreverent situations" should be avoided and that the government should give courts some "breathing space" to hear the petitions.
Pawar cited a reported statement of BJP chief Amit Shah and asked Fadnavis if he will defy his party chief in granting quota to the influential community.
The family of the deceased reportedly told the police that he was developing projects worth Rs 200 crore in the past few months, and was facing financial trouble.
In the last budget session of the state legislature, Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced that 72,000 vacant posts will be filled in two phases.
During the violence, 60 vehicles, including public transport buses had been ransacked and torched, while police personnel were also attacked.
CM Devendra Fadnavis added that cases against the people involved in serious crimes will not be dropped.
In an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena said the Marathas should get the reservation with "due respect".