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Dhangar community

Dhangar quota issue hits Council

The uproar began after legislators from the ruling alliance objected to few ‘unparliamentary’ words in Congress leader Bhai Jagtap’s speech.

28 Jun 2019 2:20 AM

Maharashtra presents populist budget

Sudhir Mungantiwar has proposed Rs 1,000 crore for development of Dhangar community and Rs 200 crore for OBC Corporations.

19 Jun 2019 6:37 AM

22 proposals cleared in two-hour Cabinet meet

College staff to get salary as per 7th Pay Commission.

06 Mar 2019 2:43 AM

State declares sops for Dhangars ahead of polls

Schemes of tribal dept to be applicable to Dhangars.

03 Mar 2019 3:29 AM

Panel announced to study Dhangar issue

The Dhangars are currently included in the Vimukt Jati Nomadic Tribe (VJNT) category, but they have been demanding ST status for long.

02 Mar 2019 3:36 AM


Dhangar proposal to be sent before ls polls: Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis was replying to queries raised over reservation to Dhangar community by Congress legislator Sharad Ranpise among others.

30 Nov 2018 1:42 AM

ST MLAs to meet on November 28 on Dhangar quota issue

The Bharatiya Janata Party had assured the Dhangar community that it would grant them reservation in the ST category if voted to power.

27 Nov 2018 12:31 AM

Opposition impedes both Houses proceedings

The state Legislative Council was also adjourned due to noisy scenes over the same issue.

27 Nov 2018 12:28 AM

Opposition threatens to disrupt Lower House over reports

Earlier in the day, the House had been adjourned twice for ten minutes.

23 Nov 2018 12:20 AM

Now other communities make similar demands

There are now five major communities in the state asking for a change in reservation category or reservation itself.

17 Nov 2018 1:17 AM


TISS report not hostile to Dhangars’ demand: CM

The Dhangars are currently included in the Vimukt Jati Nomadic Tribe (VJNT) category, but they have been demanding ST status for long now.

31 Oct 2018 2:01 AM

Hardik Patel to support Dhangar quota stir

Ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections next year, the issue of Dhangar reservation has become more sensitive.

11 Oct 2018 2:00 AM

Dhangars are losing their cool, says PIL

He stated that Dhangad community exists in Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand and some parts of Maharashtra.

16 Aug 2018 2:55 AM

Dhangar youth kills himself in protest over reservations

The Dhangar community has been demanding reservation under the 'scheduled tribes' category for almost a decade now.

14 Aug 2018 1:41 AM

CM Fadnavis: Dhangar plea for reservation to be sent by Aug-end

The Maratha stir for reservation has been going on for the last two years and now it has reached a boiling point.

11 Aug 2018 2:41 AM


Dhangars warn of strike if not given ST status

The community will begin a statewide strike from September 1.

31 Jul 2018 6:29 AM

Prakash Ambedkar looks to woo Dhangars for his third front

Ambedkar has decided to extend a hand to the community.

17 May 2018 2:01 AM

BJP touts about Muslim, Dhangar reservation

The Prithiraj Chavan-led government brought out an ordinance to give reservation to Muslims, which was rejected by the court.

10 Dec 2016 6:20 AM