Maratha Reservation: A committee has been set up to study the decision of the Supreme Court regarding Maratha Reservation.
Mumbai: Maratha Reservation: A committee has been set up under the chairmanship of former Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court and former Chief Justice of Mumbai High Court Dilip Bhosale to study the Supreme Court’s verdict on Maratha reservation, said a Cabinet sub-committee on Maratha reservation. Presented by President Ashok Chavan.
The decision to set up a committee under the chairmanship of a former judge to study the Supreme Court’s decision on Maratha reservation and guide the state government in this regard and to decide the direction of further action was taken on May 8, 2021 in the Cabinet sub-committee on Maratha reservation. Accordingly, the General Administration Department of the State Government has decided to set up this committee under the chairmanship of former Chief Justice Bhosale.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court clarified that there is no need to give reservation to the Maratha community. The Supreme Court has made it clear that reservations above 50 per cent are not constitutional. More than 50 per cent reservation is an example of reverse discrimination, the court said. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with his cabinet ministers met the Governor for reservation of Maratha community. Met the Governor to request the Center and the President. The Maratha community should get the right to reservation. The point is, the state should have the power. The Maratha community has shown understanding, said Chief Minister Thackeray. At the same time, we will meet the Prime Minister soon, he said.
The committee will review and analyze the judgment of the Supreme Court and provide comprehensive guidance in this regard and prepare a guideline / instructional report for the next direction and submit it to the Government by 31st May 2021. The committee comprises senior lawyer Rafiq Dada, former state advocate general and senior lawyer Darayas Khambata, retired chartered accountant Sudhir Thackeray, senior legal adviser and secretary Sanjay Deshmukh, law and justice secretary Bhupendra Gurav, Adv. Ashish Raje Gaikwad is included as a member.
Also, Joint Secretary of Law and Justice Department B. Z. Syed will be the member secretary of the committee. Apart from this, Adv. Akshay Shinde, Adv. Vaibhav Sugdare and Deputy Secretary of General Administration Department T. V. Karpate will assist this committee.
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