#MarathaReservation: 16% Quota Cleared

Reservation for Marathas cleared, 68 per cent quota in Maharashtra now.

Read more here: https://t.co/t1qYXhTvtV#MarathaReservation #Marathas pic.twitter.com/BWH2iE5efq — NDTV (@ndtv) November 29, 2018 They are entitled to reservation benefits and advantages enshrined in the Articles 15(4) and 16(4) of the Constitution, it said. The panel had suggested that looking at exceptional circumstances and extra-ordinary situations generated on declaring Marathas as socially and educationally backward and their consequential entitlement to reservation benefits, the government may take appropriate decision within constitutional provision to address the emerging scenario in the state. The Bill to provide for reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions and posts in public services in the state was tabled thereafter. The Maratha community, which comprises over 30 per cent of the state’s population, has been seeking reservation in government jobs and education for a long time. Their stir for the same in July and August this year had taken a violent turn. PTI]]>