Bombay HC advances hearing on Maratha quota issue to Tuesday
The Bombay High Court today agreed to advance the hearing on petitions on Maratha reservation issue from August 14 to August 7.
Vinod Patil, one of the petitioners, today mentioned the matter before a division bench headed by Justice R V More, seeking an urgent hearing.
The Maratha community has been holding protests since e last month for implementation of quota, Patil's lawyer told the court, adding that at least seven persons have committed suicide over the issue.
The commission is supposed to conduct a survey and prepare a report on social and economic backwardness of the community.
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