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Students take to streets for Maratha quota

DNMUM435986 | 5/7/2019 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :394

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Students from the Maratha community and reservation experts have appealed to the Maharashtra government to exercise powers given under Section 17 of the Social and Educational Backward Class (SEBC) Act 2018 to remove problems that arose after the High Court’s decision to stay quota for the postgraduate (MG) medical courses under SEBC category for the academic year 2019-20. Students staged dharna at Azad Maidan and had also met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with an appeal to direct the concerned authorities to consider reservation under SEBC category in PG medical admissions from the ensuing academic year.
Reservation expert Balasaheb Sarate said the state government can step in to help the students seeking reservation under the SEB
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