Maratha reservation committee to submit the report by January: Rane
902 applications have been submitted to the committee regarding the reservation yet so far
Aurangabad: Minister of Industry Narayan Rane, also the chairman of Maratha reservation committee, assured the representatives here at the Subhedari official rest house that the committee would submit its report by the end of January.
A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Rane here to listen the pleas of people of Marathawada about the sanctioning the Maratha community the facilities under the backward classes.
The committee has received 902 applications concerning the issue. Out of them, 713 applications have demanded such reservation for Maratha community and nine of the applicants have opposed the proposition. 32 applicants were concerned about the OBC reservations which have stated that the present OBC reservation structure should not be changed while giving the reservations to the Maratha community.
On the other hand 82 applications have asked for the need of such reservation to the community.
Rane said, “At present four meetings have been taken place regarding the reservation across the state. This is the fifth one. The decision will be taken after the in depth studies and discussions with the people of various regions of the state. The committee will submit the report to the government till January,” he said.
Balasaheb Thorat, Minister, district in-charge, Shivajirao Moghe, Minister of Social Justice, Madhukar Pichad, Minister of Tribal Welfare, State minister Suresh Dhas, P S Meena, additional chief secretary and member of the committee Sachiv Parihar were present for the meeting.