The Supreme Court had earlier heard that Maratha quota would not be there for admission in jobs and educational institutions during 2020-21. The court also referred the matter to the Constitutional Bench.
New Delhi. There has been a long agitation for the demand for Maratha reservation, now the Supreme Court can pronounce an important decision in this matter on Wednesday (May 5). According to media reports, the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on Maratha reservation on 5 May (Wednesday). A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan will deliver the verdict.
Earlier, all the petitions related to Maratha reservation were heard in which the constitutional validity of Maratha reservation was challenged. The apex court had on March 26 reserved its decision on the petition.
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Explain that, under this rule, there is a provision for giving Maratha quota for admission in jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra. This decision of this government was stayed by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court while hearing that the Maratha quota will not be there for admission in jobs and educational institutions during 2020-21. The court also referred the matter to the Constitutional Bench.
Let me tell you that if tomorrow the Supreme Court gives verdict on Maratha reservation then it will be very important for the politics of Maharashtra. Maratha reservation has been an important part of Maharashtra’s politics for a long time.
Supreme Court to pronounce its judgement tomorrow on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs.
Let me tell you that Maharashtra has the largest number of Maratha community, hence all political parties have been demanding reservation. People of Maratha community have made many big agitations for reservation. Finally, in November 2018, the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act 2018 was passed in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
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Under this, there was a provision of giving 16 percent reservation to Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra. But with this reservation, the reservation limit in Maharashtra went above the 50 percent limit. According to the Supreme Court, the reservation limit should not exceed 50 per cent.
This decision of the government was challenged in the Bombay High Court. The petition said that this decision of the government violates the decision of the Supreme Court in the Indira Sawhney case. However, the Bombay High Court had pronounced the verdict in favor of the government and said that states can grant more than 50 per cent reservation under special circumstances. After this the decision of the High Court was challenged in the Supreme Court, which will now be decided on Wednesday.
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