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State in dilemma over dilution of Atrocities Act

THE ASIAN AGE. | UMAKANT DESHPANDE
Published : Apr 3, 2018, 2:24 am IST
Updated : Apr 3, 2018, 2:24 am IST

It will now be difficult for the state to file a review petition against the SC order, said sources.

The state is now in a catch 22 situation where, if it moves the SC against the order , Maratha community leaders may start protests against the state.
 The state is now in a catch 22 situation where, if it moves the SC against the order , Maratha community leaders may start protests against the state.

Mumbai: In the wake of protests by dalit organisations, the state government is in a dilemma whether to support the dalits or the Maratha community. The government had already assured Maratha morcha leaders that it would appoint district-level committees to conduct preliminary inquiries into the genuineness of complaints under the atrocities act.

It will now be difficult for the state to file a review petition against the SC order, said sources.

 

The state is now in a catch 22 situation where, if it moves the SC against the order , Maratha community leaders may start protests against the state.

Tags: maratha morcha, maratha community, dalit organisations