supreme court to start final hearing on Maratha reservation pleas

New Delhi: SC said that it will start from March 17 the final hearing on the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law, which grants reservation to Maratha community in education and jobs.

A division bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao & Deepak Gupta refused to pass an interim order and said, “We will hear on March 17. We will hear the matter finally and pass the order. We are not staying it. Already there is an order that all appointments will be subject to the outcome of this petition,” the bench said.