Maharashtra Quota: State Will Defend Stand In Top Court, Says Ashok Chavan

This was the fifth assembly of the committee, Ashok Chavan informed reporters (File)

Mumbai:

The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi authorities is dedicated to offering reservations in jobs and training to Marathas and was working to defend its quota choice within the Supreme Court docket, state PWD minister Ashok Chavan stated on Tuesday.

Mr Chavan heads the cupboard subcommittee on Maratha quota and had on Tuesday chaired a gathering on the difficulty, which was attended by Income Minister Balasaheb Thorat, Labour Minister Dilip Walse Patil, Public Undertakings minister Eknath Shinde and Bahujan Kalyan Minister Vijay Wadettiwar.

This was the fifth assembly of the committee, Mr Chavan informed reporters.

The highest court docket is listening to pleas on the choice by the state authorities to grant reservations to the Maratha group in jobs and training.

The state authorities has filed its affidavit in SC whereas the petitioners are but to file their rejoinders.

“We now have to see if each the petitions come up for listening to on July 7,” Mr Chavan stated.
 

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