Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chaired an all-party meeting on Wednesday and urged the parties to set aside their political differences to fight a legal battle to implement Maratha quota in jobs and education.
The Supreme Court recently passed an interim order implementing the 2018 law that gave reservation to the Maratha community.
Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis, LOP Praveen Darekar in the council, Vaneet Bahujan Aghadi leader Prakash Ambedkar, PWP leader Jayant Patil, Shiv Sangram Party leader Vinay Mete, along with cabinet sub-committee members and ministers were present at the meeting, Chief Minister The statement issued by the office (CMO) stated.
Lok Bharti Party leader Kapil Patil, Minister of State for Water Resources and Prachu Janshakti Party leader Bachu Kadu were also present.
The chief minister told party leaders that the Maratha quota bill was passed unanimously in the state assembly, the statement said.
He said that all parties should set aside their political differences to fight unitedly to win the case in the Supreme Court.
Shri Thackeray said that efforts are on to provide facilities to the youth of Maratha community. During the meeting said that legal experts are being consulted for future work.
The statement said that Mr. Fadnavis and Mr. Darekar assured the Chief Minister that they would support all steps being taken by the government to debate the matter in the apex court.
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