Nationalist Congress Celebration (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Friday mentioned the Maharashtra authorities will current its stand on Maratha reservation within the Supreme Court docket.
“The state authorities is in favour of Maratha reservation. The federal government will current its stand on the problem within the Supreme Court docket,” NCP chief mentioned throughout a press convention.
Earlier this month, the courtroom directed that no quota might be granted to folks of the Maratha neighborhood in training and jobs within the state this 12 months and referred the listening to on a batch of plea difficult the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra regulation granting Maratha reservation in training and jobs to a bigger bench.
The bench held that no Maratha quota might be granted for jobs and admissions for the session 2020-21 and mentioned that admissions to postgraduate programs within the state won’t be altered.
In the meantime, Mr Pawar condemned the Hathras incident and mentioned: “The lady has been murdered. As an alternative of handing her physique to her household, someone else cremated it with out their consent. It was by no means seen anyplace within the nation earlier than. That is an instance of how unsuitable the Uttar Pradesh Authorities and police are behaving by taking legal guidelines into their fingers.”
He additionally criticised the Uttar Pradesh Police over the arrest of Congress leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi on their solution to meet the alleged Hathras sufferer’s household.
“Rahul Gandhi went there, his associates went there, you are not permitting them to satisfy the household and you might be arresting them halfway. This proves that you haven’t any belief within the major rights of the state of regulation. Therefore no matter response is there throughout the nation is appropriate,” added Mr Pawar.
The UP authorities had fashioned an SIT to probe the incident and mentioned that the matter might be heard within the quick monitor courtroom. The 19-year-old girl died at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital on September 29. The 4 accused within the incident have been arrested.