Maratha will be given reservation: Devendra Fadnavis

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Maharastra: The Maharashtra government on Thursday said that it fully supports the demand for giving reservations to Marathas community.Maratha groups and outfits demanding reservation in jobs and education for the community largely remained peaceful for three years.

Fadnavis who assured that Marathas will get the reservation after the requisite legal process is completed.  Devendra Fadnavis’s office announced in May that 72,000 government jobs would be up for grabs in Maharashtra in 2018 and 2019. The statement from the Chief Minister came a day after the Maratha activists held a ‘jail bharo’ protest in Mumbai.

Fadnavis has to remain positive amid the agitation for Maratha quota. He could also try to buy time by saying that if the government does decide to promulgate an ordinance. Even the Shiv Sena, which has always opposed caste-based reservations, has now expressed support for quota for the Marathas.

Devendra Fadnavis government finally agree to provide reservation for to Maratha. The community will reservation in a lawful manner, Devendra Fadnavis told while interacting with the media.

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