Maratha community will get reservation till January 02: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde
Mumbai, (Hindustan Reporter). Maratha leader Manoj Jarange Patil has announced withdrawal of his hunger strike on Thursday night after assurance from the state government. He said that if the assurance given to him by the government is not fulfilled by January 2, then he will be forced to agitate again. Whereas Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said that the state government will complete every legal process in the next two months to provide reservation to the Maratha community for their rights. After this this society will not have to struggle for reservation.
According to the information, on Thursday, two delegations from the state government had gone to Jalna from Mumbai to get Manoj Jarange Patil to end his hunger strike. One of these delegations was of former judges MG Gaikwad and Sucre, while the other delegation was of ministers. The former judge’s committee tried to convince Manoj Jarange Patil that sustainable reservation cannot be given in a day. It is important to give time for this. The state government is working at every level.
Former judge Gaikwad told that another commission will be constituted to declare Maratha community backward. Also, the organizations will jointly assess the decision to declare the Maratha community as backward. After this, the delegation of ministers tried to convince Manoj Jarange Patil that the entire government stands with Manoj Jarange Patil. After this Manoj Jarange withdrew his hunger strike.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said that the state government is going to work to provide legally sustainable reservation to the Maratha community in two months. Manoj Jarange has withdrawn his hunger strike having faith in him. This is a big responsibility on the government and the government will fulfill this responsibility at any cost.
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