Mumbai: After the violent protest of Marathas to fulfill their demands for reservations in government jobs and education, the Muslims now have announced protest for their 5% reservation for the same.
NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today demanding 5% quota for Muslims in education.
On the basis of findings by the Sachar Committee, the Bombay High Court had supported reservation to the Muslim community to the extent of 5%, he said.
Menon who is also supporting for Maratha reservation said it was important to eliminate the educational and economic backwardness of the society. Memon recalled that he had approached Fadnavis along with his party delegation over the same issue in September 2015, but since then no progress has been made on this issue.
Along with Muslim, the ‘Dhanghar’ community has also evoke their frustration regarding their reservations. They too announced protest against government if their demands are not fulfilled