New Delhi: Bombay High Court will take a decision on all pleas on Maratha reservation on June 27, news agency ANI reported on Monday. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput's Friend Sunil Shukla Moves HC to Seek CBI Probe For Disha Salian
Meanwhile, a bench of Supreme Court judges today refused to entertain a plea challenging a Bombay High Court order dismissing a petition against 16 per cent quota for Marathas in admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses. Also Read - Why Did Rhea Chakraborty Wait 90 Days After Sushant's Death to Complain Against His Sisters, Asks CBI
The Maharashtra Legislative Council had on Friday unanimously cleared a bill to provide reservation to Maratha community in postgraduate medical courses. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: FIR Against Actor's Sisters By Rhea Chakraborty is 'Vitiated, Bad In Law', Says CBI
Further, the Maharashtra Legislature had in 2018 unanimously passed a Bill granting 16 per cent reservations to the politically influential Maratha community demanding quotas in education and jobs amidst slogans of “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ki Jai”.
The Action Taken Report tabled in the legislature earlier by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government proposed to give 16 per cent reservations to the Marathas under a new Social and Economically Backward Class (SEBC) category.