If Marathas Can Get Reservation, Why Not Patidars, Asks Hardik Patel

With the Maharashtra assembly passing a bill giving 16 percent reservation to the Marathas, Patidar pioneer Hardik Patel asked Thursday for what good reason the BJP government in Gujarat can’t make a similar stride for his locale.

He looked for an overview to build up social and financial backwardness of Patidars, on the lines of a study requested by the BJP-drove Maharashtra government for the Maratha people group.

“No such overview was done in Gujarat. The study would demonstrate that Patidar people group is socially and monetarily in reverse,” Patel told correspondents at Patan in north Gujarat.

“In the event that the BJP government in Maharashtra can do that, why not Gujarat? Is that in light of the fact that the BJP government here is having inner self issues?” he inquired.

Then, an assignment of Patel-drove Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) held another gathering with administrator of the Gujarat OBC Commission Sugnaben Bhatt in Gandhinagar

On Thursday.

Seven days prior, Patel and different PAAS pioneers had met Bhatt and requested that the commission direct an overview of the Patidar (Patel) people group on the lines of the study led by Backward Class Commission for the Marathas in Maharashtra.

PAAS convener Geeta Patel, who was a piece of the designation which approached Bhatt Thursday, said Bhatt looked for some fundamental data about the network in Gujarat.

“She looked for data, for example, number of sub-standings, sub-gatherings and different surnames utilized by Patidars. The director likewise tried to know the number of inhabitants in our locale,” she said.

PAAS designation looked for about fourteen days to outfit these subtle elements, she said. In the mean time, a few individuals from the Rajput people group likewise moved toward the commission Thursday with an interest for a review to set up their backwardness.

Maratha stir: Shiv Sena demands special Assembly session on reservation; Congress wants speedy efforts by Maharashtra govt

Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray on Monday encouraged the Maharashtra government to gather a unique session of the Assembly to examine the Maratha reservation issue without sitting tight for the report of the Backward Class Commission.

After a gathering of its lawmakers, the Sena said in a progression of tweets that alongside booking for the Maratha people group, the legislature ought to likewise consider relegating portions for other station gatherings. Thackeray was cited as saying by the Hindustan Times that a proposition for the same ought to be examined at the unique Assembly session and sent to the Center.

Also, the Congress has kept in touch with Governor of Maharashtra Vidyasagar Rao, encouraging him to intercede in the issue and direct the state government to speed up its endeavors to give 16 percent reservation to the Maratha people group, ANI revealed.

The state government is dawdling in proffering reservation to Marathas and some different networks, the Congress said. An assignment drove by Maharashtra Congress boss Ashok Chavan met Rao on Monday evening and asked for him to teach the state government to promptly pull back bodies of evidence documented against “guiltless” fomenters who took an interest in Maratha share dissents a week ago.

The Congress appointment that met the senator included Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and previous boss pastor Prithviraj Chavan. In a reminder the pioneers gave to the representative, the gathering said the administration is fault if peace decayed in light of the fact that it didn’t report a choice on the quantity request instantly.

This comes days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said an exceptional session of the Maharashtra lawmaking body would be assembled to pass “a law or a determination” on booking for Marathas. He had said that a unique session of the House would be called after the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission presented its answer to the state government.

The commission, headed by Justice (resigned) MG Gaikwad, is doing a study to find out the financial and social backwardness among Marathas, a land-owning network that constitutes 30 percent of the state’s populace. The board is required to present its report in four months.

“We will pass a law or a determination in the assembly in view of the suggestion of the commission, to satisfy an established prerequisite. The administration has effectively asked for the commission to finish its study on the monetary and social backwardness of the network at the most punctual,” Fadnavis had stated, including that there was no deferral by the legislature in such manner.