File picture of Maharashtra minister and Congress chief Ashok Chavan. (PTI)
Chavan, who heads a cupboard sub-committee on Maratha quota, demanded that the BJP-led Union authorities ought to put the Maratha quota act within the Ninth Schedule of the Structure, in order to preclude its judicial overview.
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Maharashtra minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday stated the Union authorities ought to come out in help of reservation for the Maratha group earlier than the Supreme Court docket. The apex courtroom has requested Legal professional Common Ok Ok Venugopal to help the courtroom within the matter which will likely be subsequent heard on January 25, the Congress chief instructed reporters in Jalna.
“So the Centre ought to now submit its say in favour of the quota,” he stated. In September 2020, the Supreme Court docket stayed the implementation of the Socially and Educationally Backward Lessons (SEBC) Act that granted quota to the Maratha group in jobs and training within the state.Chavan, who heads a cupboard sub-committee on Maratha quota, demanded that the BJP-led Union authorities ought to put the Maratha quota act within the Ninth Schedule of the Structure, in order to preclude its judicial overview. Requested about BJP chief Vinayak Mete’s demand that Chavan must be eliminated as head of the cupboard sub-committee following the setback within the SC, the previous chief minister stated, “I’ve been nominated by the federal government, not Mete. I’m doing my obligation sincerely to safe reservation.” The Opposition mustn’t politicise the difficulty because the matter is sub-judice, he added.
To a query on the ruling ally Shiv Sena’s demand to rename Aurangabad as `Sambhajinagar’, the minister stated the Sena-NCP-Congress authorities has a Widespread Minimal Programme, during which renaming of Aurangabad doesn’t determine. “State Congress president Balasaheb Thorat has already acknowledged that the occasion would oppose any such proposal,” Chavan stated, claiming that there aren’t any variations among the many allies on the matter and there’s no menace to the coalition authorities.