Mumbai | Maratha Kranti Morcha- the spearhead group for the Maratha Reservation agitation on Tuesday announced a Statewide ‘Jail Bharo Andolan’ as the second phase of the movement to fulfill their demands of reservation in government jobs and education. The protest will take place on August 1 at the Azad Maidan in Mumbai.
The decision on the Maratha quota at the earliest, all cases against Maratha protesters be taken back, action against the officers responsible for firing and lathi charge during July 25 protest, resignation or sacking of ministers MLAs who gave irresponsible statements against Maratha community are the major demands of the community.T
The Maratha Kranti Morcha is also demanding loan waiver, justice in Kopardi rape and unemployment for their community along with compensation for the injured and the family members of people who died during protests.
Earlier on July 27, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis invited party leaders of both the Houses for a meeting in Vidhan Sabha to discuss the ongoing Maratha stir.
The Mumbai police have assured proper security arrangement for “Jail Bharo Andolan” in Mumbai to maintain law and order.