Why Is The Agitation Resurging in Maharashtra?

2023 • 11min • Politics


Published On: September 04, 2023 - Explore the debate on whether Marathas are truly marginalised and why this agitation is making a comeback. An in-depth analysis of the Maratha quota war as a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash, leaving numerous injured, including 38 police personnel. Led by Shivba founder and local Maratha leader Manoj Jarange, thousands have reignited their demand for a separate quota in jobs and higher education. As tensions escalated, police intervention turned to caning, rioting, and arson. Dive into the complexities of this issue, its timing as a potential 2024 election matter, and the legal battles surrounding Maratha reservations. Stay tuned for updates on today's cabinet sub-committee meeting on reservations.