- Tag results for Maratha quota stir
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 government has deployed six companies of RAF, one company each of CISF and SRPF at sensitive locations, an official said.
The tribal community appeared to be up against the Maratha community even as Gavit, in the parliament, demanded action against the protestors under the atrocities act.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday appealed to the Maratha pro-quota protesters to stop violence and suicides in Maharashtra.
Coordinator of Maratha Kranti Morcha Vinod Pokharkar said that the 'Jail Bharo' agitation would continue till August 9.
Only we can give lasting quota, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis reiterates even as eight Maratha workers attempt self-immolation
Fadnavis said that the government is trying to complete all the statutory measures necessary for lasting quota for Maratha community.
The announcement came after Fadnavis held a meeting with BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Narayan Rane and his MLA son Nitesh Rane, along with some leaders of the Maratha community who are pro-reservation.
25-year-old Rohan Todkar has succumbed to his injuries at the government-run JJ Hospital here.
The Independent MLA said Fadnavis alone was capable of providing reservation to Maratha and Dhangar communities.
Sena MP Sanjay Raut created a flutter when he said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take a final call on leadership change in the state.
Shiv Sena MLA Harshavardhan Jadhav, who represents Kannad assembly constituency from Aurangabad district offered to resign in support of the Maratha quota demand.