“Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has not paid any attention to the OBC quota. The Maharashtra government has not been able to do what the MP has done. The MP government has submitted empirical information to justify the political quota for OBCs and so they have been given. In Nagpur, former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the state government was incompetent and those responsible should resign.
The BJP leader said the party would soon launch a movement against the state government over the issue. Maharashtra has about 38% OBCs, who are persuaded by parties like BJP, NCP and Congress.
Maharashtra OBC leader and Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said the government would follow the MP’s example. “The SC rejected the MP’s move to delay the local body elections like ours. However, they submitted their OBC commission report which was accepted by the SC. Similarly, we will submit a report to the SC within a month and get the same order as the MP,” he said. Said.
His party colleague Jitendra Auhad claimed that relief for the MP would also benefit Maharashtra. “If the MP gets relief, then Maharashtra will also benefit. How can there be two different decisions for two states in one country,” Auhad wanted to know.