Reservation Politics in Maharashtra
Maharashtra Assembly on 29th November (Thursday) unanimously passed 16% Maratha Reservation Bill 2018 for Marathas under Socially and Educational Backward Category. The Maratha Reservation Bill 2018 provides for Reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions Job in Government services to Marathas who have been decalred as Socially and Educationally Backward Class in Maharashtra .
Key Points of Maratha Reservation Bill 2018
- The bill Provides 16% reservation to Marathas in Educational Institutions and Public Job
- Currently 52% seats in the State are reserved , Maratha Quota will take it to 68%
- Earlier, this year , Marathas were declared a Socially and Educationally backward Community .
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Reaction on Maratha Reservation Bill 2018
I thank all Members and all party leaders for unanimously passing #MarathaReservation bill in both the houses of Maharashtra legislature.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Ki Jai !
Jai Bhavani ! Jai Shivaji !#WinterSession pic.twitter.com/xACF1u10gZ
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) November 29, 2018
Mass Reaction against the Maratha Reservation Bill 2018 on Twitter
I know you are busy. But please go through this thread of tweets. I am sure you will not be disappointed with this. Thank you in advance.
This thread is basically on #MarathaReservation and infact actually on this whole concept of #Reservation
— Prasad Karwa (@PrasadKarwa) November 29, 2018
@BJP4India says a #brahmin Chief Minsiter #Devendrafadnavis has done what several #MARATHA chief ministers could not do. And that’s a fact ! Big victory for @Dev_Fadnavis led govt. #MarathaReservation https://t.co/42h8Z2UO4g
— Megha Prasad (@MeghaSPrasad) November 29, 2018
Maratha community raised the demand for Maratha reservation through 58 morchas across Maharashtra. The passage of the Maratha reservation act in the Vidhan Sabha today is a success of their struggle. I congratulate the Maratha community on their victory! #MarathaReservation pic.twitter.com/WpDaO3LTjx
— Ashok Chavan (@AshokChavanINC) November 29, 2018
Keeping our word to stand for the progress of the Maratha Community, GoM unanimously passed the #MarathaReservation Bill, granting 16% reservation in government jobs and educational institutes. This is truly a historic decision taken under the leadership of CM @Dev_Fadnavis ji! pic.twitter.com/bFJuH5dYCj
— Vinod Tawde (@TawdeVinod) November 29, 2018
Demand for reservation grows while supply of government jobs shrinks. When vote banks hijack common sense, we are in big trouble.. Marathas today, Jats, Patidars tomorrow. The floodgates have been opened! #MarathaReservation
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) November 19, 2018
मराठा समाजाला दिलेल्या आरक्षणाचे मी स्वागत करते ओबीसी ला धक्का न लावता मराठा समाजाला आरक्षण देवून मा. मुख्यमंत्री देवेंद्र फडणवीस यांनी दोन्ही वर्गाचे समाधान केले आहे, त्याबद्दल मी मुख्यमंत्र्यांचे अभिनंदन करते. #MarathaReservation
— PankajaGopinathMunde (@Pankajamunde) November 29, 2018
Media Report on Maratha Reservation Bill 2018
Prior this year, the Marathas, a politically persuasive network that frames 30 percent of the state’s populace, were announced a retrogressive network following their long-standing interest.
The report said contrasted with the 24 percent populace in the express that are underneath the destitution line, the BPL rate among the Marathas stand high at 37%. Around 71 percent are landless and minimal ranchers, 70% live in kuccha houses.
The state government driven by Devendra Fadnavis made a move after dissents by the network took a rough turn in July and August.
The upsurge of Marathas, a to a great extent agrarian network to which a huge area of Maharashtra government officials have a place, had begun a year ago, with its individuals battling that the legislators had not done much for them. The youthful detachment asserted on account of standard and different advantages, even the Scheduled Castes and Tribes were in an ideal situation.
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