The State Cabinet on January 11, 2020 had given its nod to estimation of the number of SEBCs after the proposal for caste-based census was rejected by the Centre.
'It's a matter of right, not charity': CJI Ramana asks women lawyers to demand 50% reservation in judiciary
He said that out of 1.7 million advocates in the country only 15 per cent are women and only two per cent elected representatives in the state bar councils are women.
Senior advocate Shyam Divan, assisted by advocate Vivek Singh pressed for some interim relief for not implementing the quota for this academic year.
The demand for inclusion of the Panchamasali Lingayat community under the 2A category in the state reservation quota echoed in the Assembly on Thursday.
The chief minister made this announcement during an event at Anna University to distribute admission letters to 50 candidates who were admitted to various programmes under the special quota.
He noted that the reservation for government school students has already been implemented and about 300 students were admitted under the quota last year.
BJP workers shouted slogans at Amarpreet Chowk, following which they were detained by the police and taken to Kranti Chowk police station, an official said.
The top court noted that in its earlier order, the state governments were directed to finalise the issues which are peculiar to them so that court can proceed in the matter.
On his visit to the metro, Athawale justified the Centre's 10 percent quota for EWS and hinted that this would not affect those already enjoying the reservation.
Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien also posted a video on Twitter of his recent speech in Rajya Sabha over the issue.
The House will now send the resolution to the Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes for onward transmission to the Centre.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Andhra Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh said the state government will also pay full fee reimbursement to the students in private colleges.
Maharashtra: Congress, Shiv Sena not on same page over reservation to migrants ahead of BMC elections
Congress bats for reservations for migrants while Shiv Sena stays firm on its son of the soil agenda.
In 2015, Gujarat was rocked by widespread protests by the Patidar community which has been demanding quota in government jobs and education.
However, according to the group, the INC did not respond to the letter and hence it had again written to the Union ministry.