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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 elections would also be unique in terms of having a woman majority panel given out by UDA.
Yadav also said by passing a bill in Parliament the NDA government reversed the dilution of the SC/ST Act, but it left scope for tinkering in future.
The state government has imposed prohibitory orders under section 144 in all the districts of the state and security has been tightened as a precautionary measure.
Sources said that the BJP leaders had brought to the notice of the party high command simmering anger among the upper castes in a number of states.
Census 2021 will be finalised in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said.
Granting constitutional status to NCBC a milestone for OBCs' empowerment: BJP's Hukumdev Narayan Yadav
The Rajya Sabha passed theConstitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 to provide constitutional status to the NCBC, giving the panel full powers to safeguard the rights and interests of OBCs.
The NCBC, a statutory body created in 1993, was given limited powers only to recommend to the government inclusion or exclusion of a community in the central list of OBCs.
The proposed legislation seeks to grant the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) constitutional status on a par with National Commissions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
The Bill had earlier been approved by the Rajya Sabha with amendments amid demands from the Opposition to the government to make the caste census data public.
The minister said in Rajya Sabha that the percentage of girl students in the undergraduate programmes of these premier institutions had also seen a rise.
The commission's findings are to be provided to the Bombay High Court, which is examining the legality of the quota in jobs and education for the Marathas.
Prakash Javadekar said the Allahabad High Court order was later upheld by the Supreme Court, forcing UGC to issue the March 5 circular laying down a new mechanism for implementing faculty reservation.
The case was registered yesterday based on a complaint filed by a manager of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) branch in Kanpur, circle officer Harish Bhadoria said.
The orders, dated July 1 issued by the Department of Personnel today, clarified that the most backward classes are entitled for the 21 per cent reservation under Other Backward Class also.