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Maharashtra govt extended PG medical admission date


MUMBAI: The Maharashtra govt on Monday give extension to the PG medical admissions within the state.

The cut-off date for the admissions was Tuesday, which has now been extended by every other week. This determination was taken by the state after Maratha community PG medical students had been protesting at Azad Maidan for all the day on Monday.


Girish Mahajan, medical schooling minister mentioned that the government moved a suggestion looking for extension to the district management regulatory authority which is headed by a retired HC pass judgement on. "The authority has approved our request. This will give us some more time to look for the solutions of the issue. We will also decided about whether an ordinance can issued in the next few days," Mahajan advised TOI.

Students from Maratha community have been protesting in opposition to the Supreme Court’s determination to uphold the order of Nagpur bench of Bombay high court docket making the 16% Maratha reservation inapplicable for this year’s post graduate medical admissions. Admissions of as many as 250 medical students aspiring for post-graduation have been affected.


A delegation of the students met MNS leader Raj Thackeray and also the additional electoral officer Dilip Shinde looking for rest within the code of habits to make it more uncomplicated for the government meet their demands.



Mahajan advised the protesting students that the government is mulling issuing of an ordinance. “Our ordinance is able, we're certain about issuing it. But prior to we do that we're having a look at other criminal interventions if conceivable within the topic.,” mentioned Mahajan.Protestors demanded that state invoke the the thing 17(1) of the similar act says, “If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this(SEBC) act, the government may, as occasion arises, by an order published within the Official Gazzette, do anything not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, which appears to be it to be important or expedient for the purpose of taking out the trouble.” The protestors are challenging that article 17(1) be implemented to cancel the regulation which can then insure the admissions of the Maratha students.


According to the SEBC(socially and financial backward magnificence) act, 16% seats within the post-graduation admission had been reserved for the medical students of Maratha community. However the act got here into drive on 30 th November, 2018 however the admission process for post-graduation had already begun from 1 st November.


Some of the students from the Maratha community had implemented for their post-graduation course thru All-India and through open states like Karnataka and Punjab. They were given the admissions in the similar thru merit but once they discovered that they'd get admissions in Maharashtra thru SEBC quota, they cancelled their respective admission and implemented in Maharashtra thru Maratha quota which due to Nagpur High Court’s order had to be cancelled.


“ They are giving us impractical solutions like they'd lower the charges,and so on. but not anything would compensate the lack of our seats. We would continue our protest as long as our demands are not fulfilled. The nature of this protest would be extra severe now and the state govt must be ready to tolerate it’s consequences,” mentioned Surekha Gavhane.




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