Maratha reservation: CM Uddhav Thackeray meets Governor, seeks President’s intervention

A delegation of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) leaders, led by chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday night and submitted a letter addressed to the President Ram Nath Kovind looking for his intervention for offering reservation to the Maratha neighborhood.

After the assembly, Thackeray mentioned they will even be assembly Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hunt reservation for the neighborhood.

“In view of the Supreme Courtroom resolution that the authority for offering reservation is barely with the President, we’ve written a letter to the President asking reservation for the Maratha neighborhood,” Thackeray instructed reporters.

He was accompanied by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, PWD minister Ashok Chavan, house minister Dilip Walse Patil, income minister Balasaheb Thorat and different leaders.

Final week, the Supreme Courtroom had quashed a Maharashtra regulation granting reservation to the Maratha neighborhood saying folks from the neighborhood can’t be declared educationally and socially backward simply to carry them within the reserved class. It had termed the reservation as “unconstitutional”.

The five-judge bench additionally refused to refer the 1992 Indra Sawhney judgment, setting a 50 per cent cap on reservation to a bigger bench for reconsideration.

After the decision, Thackeray had mentioned that he was disillusioned. “It’s a disappointing verdict on Maratha reservation. We now have been preventing for it for the final a few years. All of the events unanimously cleared it within the state legislature,” the chief minister mentioned.

Talking on the decision Thackeray mentioned the demand for reservations isn’t just of a neighborhood however of all the state. Exuding confidence within the Centre he mentioned that the demand won’t be disrespected by the Prime Minister or the federal government.

The Maharashtra authorities on Saturday introduced to nominate a committee below two retired excessive courtroom judges to assessment the Supreme Courtroom judgement and recommend the best way ahead within the quota concern.

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