Maharashtra Chief Minister Says OBC Status to Mogaveeras on Fast Track
By TULUNADU NEWS DESK -Wed Aug 22, 6:19 pm
Mumbai: The Mogaveera community leader Dr G Shankar along with Oscar Fernandes, the Member of Parliament led a high powered Mumbai Mogaveera’s delegation to meet the honourable Chief Minister Shri Prithviraj Chavan.
The delegation presented a memorandum emphasizing the Chief Minister, the need and necessity to recognize and classify the Mogaveera’s under the ‘Other Backward Class’ category in the state of Maharashtra.
The delegation which met the Chief Minister on Sunday, August 19, 2012, received a patient hearing. The Chief Minister assured the delegation that he would give necessary directions to the concerned ministry to put the matter on a ‘fast track’ and expedite the process.
The delegation informed the Chief Minister that even though under the initiative of the Mogaveera Vyavasthapaka Mandali, along with other three major Mogaveera organizations in Mumbai. i.e. the Mogaveera Yuvaka Sangha, the Mogaveera Mahajana Seva Sangha-Bagwadi-Hobali and the Dakshina Kannada Mogaveera Mahajana Sangha, have first submitted the application for classifying the Mogaveera community under the ‘Other Backward Class’ in the state of Maharashtra during the month of March 2010, nothing great has happened since, as the OBC committee having its office in Pune under the Social Justice and Special Assistance Ministry, Mantralaya doesn’t meet regularly.
Other members on the delegation which accompanied Oscar Fernandes and Dr G Shankar were Sadanand Kotian and Purushotham Shriyan (President & Vice President respectively – Mogaveera Yuvaka Sagha), Suresh Kanchan, Gopal Puthran, Nanu Chandan (members- Mogaveera Mahajana Seva Sangha-Bagwadi –Hobali), B K Prakash (Trustee), Sanjeeva K Salian (Vice President), Purushotham Karkera (Joint Treasurer) all from the Mogaveera Vyavasthapaka Mandali and Tippanna.