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Maharshtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Dy CM Ajit Pawar meet PM Modi at his residence | India News


NEW DELHI: Maharshtra Prime Minister Uddhav Thackeray met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday along with Chief Deputy Minister Ajit Pawar and Minister Ashok Chavan.
On Monday, while addressing reporters, Maharashtra Interior Minister Dilip Walse Patil had said: “A Maharashtra government delegation led by CM Uddhav Thackeray and MP CM Ajit Pawar will meet Prime Minister Modi in Delhi tomorrow. They will discuss topics such as the Maratha Reserve, Other Backward Classes Reserve (OBC) and relief from Cyclone Tauktae.
Last month, Uddhav Thackeray wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to take steps to declare the Maratha community in the state as socially and educationally backward (ESCB) to allow them to claim the reserve on education and public employment by at least 12 percent. . and 13 percent respectively.
“The Sentence issued by the Constitution Chamber (composed of five Judges) of the Supreme Court on May 5, 2021, has given me the opportunity to write to you with the most sincere request that the appropriate measures be taken as soon as possible to grant reservation to the Maratha Community of my state, although in accordance with the law, up to a minimum of 12% in education and 13% in public employment, “the Chief Minister of Maharashtra had written.
A constitutional bench of five judges made up of judges Ashok Bhushan, L Nageswara Rao, S Abdul Nazeer, Hemant Gupta and Ravindra Bhat, in its ruling, said that the people of the Maratha community cannot be declared as a backward community from the point of view from an educational and social point of view to incorporate them into the reserved reserve. category.
(With inputs from agencies)

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