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After Maratha quota stir, now Muslim community seeks 10 percent reservation in Maharashtra; forms Muslim Kranti Morcha

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Amid Maratha quota stir, now Muslim community has sought 10 percent reservation in jobs and education. The Muslim community has formed an outfit called Muslim Kranti Morcha to spearhead the agitations.

According to Mumbai Mirror, the Muslim community will launch state-wide agitations, hunger and silent marches. During the Congress-NCP government which had given 5 percent reservations in education and jobs. But later the Bombay High Court upheld the reservation in education and did not allow reservations in jobs. After BJP-led government came in power in Maharashtra and did not re-promulgate the ordinance that gave Muslims reservations in education.

The decision of forming Muslim Kranti Morcha was taken on Friday at Islam Gymkhana. Maulana Mehmood Daryabadi, general secretary, All India Ulema Council told the leading daily, “We will chalk out a plan for protests in our next meeting on Monday.” The meeting at Islam Gymkhana which was attended by All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Aman Committee, All India Ulema Council, Khilafat House, Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi, and NGOs.