Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in Delhi to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has requested for 10 minutes of face-time with him, sources say.
It isn’t recognized but why Mr Thackeray made the request.
The Chief Minister is main a delegation, which incorporates his deputy Ajit Pawar, to debate Maratha quota and Cyclone Tauktae aid for Maharashtra with the Prime Minister.
Final month Mr Thackeray wrote to the Prime Minister and requested him to take steps to declare the Maratha neighborhood within the state as a Socially and Educationally Backward caste so they may declare reservation in training (12 per cent) and jobs (13 per cent).
The Supreme Court docket final week struck down the quota, calling it “unconstitutional”. A five-judge bench mentioned the 2018 legislation for Maratha quota had pushed reservation over the present 50 per cent cap.
On Could 31 the Maharashtra authorities prolonged EWS (economically weaker part) advantages – together with 10 per cent reservation – to the Maratha neighborhood.
Reservation was given to Marathas in 2018 by the Devendra Fadnavis authorities.
The Bombay Excessive Court docket upheld the quota however its choice was paused by the Supreme Court docket.
Mr Thackeray’s go to additionally comes after an editorial within the ruling Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece – ‘Saamana’ – which mentioned the battle to “destabilise politics of Maharashtra” can be fought in Delhi.
“The collision will show to be decisive. To destabilise politics of Maharashtra, opposition will use the problem of the Maratha reservation as a weapon, then they must cease it in time,” it mentioned final month.