Maratha community 16%reservation
Maharashtra government passes bill to grant 16% reservation to Maratha community under a separate Socially and Economically Backward Class. This takes the whole reserved quota to 68%.
Shiv Sena and BJP have issued a whip to their members to be present today in their respective houses, legislative assembly & legislative council, in view of the tabling of bill related to MarathaReservation by Maharashtra government.
The decision will surpass the 50 per cent ceiling enforced by the Supreme Court for state government and Centre. At present total reservation in the state is 52 per cent.