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Dhangar community


Maharashtra: Dhangars hold ‘dhol bajao’ protest, demand quota under ST category

September 26, 2020 11:26 am

The community has been fighting for reservation under the ST category in Maharashtra for over two decades. On Friday, protests were held across Pandharpur, Thane, Sangli, Satara, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Nagpur.

Legislative Council: Dhangar quota row leads to adjournment for second day in row

June 29, 2019 8:25 am

Speaking to mediapersons later in the day, Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde alleged that the ruling party members do not want the Opposition to raise the issue of Dhangar reservation in the House.

BJP’s balancing act to defuse Dhangar ire, retain tribal turf

March 05, 2019 1:11 am

At a Cabinet sub-committee meeting last week, the state government decided to extend all social welfare schemes availed by STs to Dhangars till the time the Centre takes a decision on the community’s demand for 3.5 per cent reservation under ST category.

Maharashtra: A day after backward class commission report, Dhangars, Muslims raise quota demand again

November 17, 2018 12:45 am

Muslims leaders, cutting across party lines, have written to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis asking him to consider five per cent reservation for the community in government jobs and education.

Dowry, child marriage issues plague Maratha and Dhangar communities

September 09, 2018 8:33 am

A Maratha Kranti Morcha member said: “The dowry amount ranges from Rs 7 lakh to Rs 50 lakh, depending on the profession of the groom."

All-party meeting: Govt committed to Dhangar quota says CM

August 28, 2018 2:41 am

Those who attended the meeting included RSP chief and Cabinet minister Mahadev Jankar, water conservation minister Ram Shinde and Rajya Sabha MP Vikas Mahatme.

After Marathas, Dhangar community holds day-long protest

August 14, 2018 4:52 am

Protests were held in districts such as Aurangabad, Solapur, Jalna, Nanded, Buldhana and Amravati under the banner of Dhangar Sangharsh Samiti Maharashtra Rajya (DSSMR).

Quota row: Dhangar community activists disrupt House, raise slogans against CM Fadnavis

April 06, 2016 12:55 am

The BJP ran an election campaign in Maharashtra promising reservations for the Dhangar community in government jobs and education.

Maharashtra: After farm loan waiver, Opposition rakes up reservation row

July 22, 2015 2:22 am

Fadnavis accused the Opposition of raising the reservation issue conveniently now when they had themselves done nothing about it in 15 years.

Who will benefit from Dhangar agitation?

October 15, 2014 3:46 am

Senior NCP leader Anna Dange said it appears the agitation will benefit the BJP.