Maratha community granted reservation in accordance to law: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Targeting the opposition indirectly, CM Fadnavis asked the people to not politicise the issue of Maratha reservation


After the Maratha Reservation Bill was passed in Maharashtra Assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday paid a visit to the Maratha protestors at Azad Maidan.

Maratha community has been granted reservation in accordance with the law. This move will not interfere with the OBC reservation quota,” Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

While talking to the reporters, CM Fadnavis said that the reservation bill was passed in both the houses unanimously. The Chief Minister further asserted that some people are doubting the legal stability of the reservation granted which is creating a divide in the society. 

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The 16 per cent reservation has been provided as per the State Backward Class Commission (SBCC) report’s recommendations. Indirectly targeting the opposition, CM asked not to politicise the issue. 

Moreover, Fadnavis assured the Maratha community that the criminal cases registered against almost 200 Maratha agitators during their movement will be withdrawn. 

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