Mumbai, Nov. 16 -- Ahead of a fresh round of agitation threatened by the Maratha Kranti Morcha from November 25 to press for reservations for their community, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday indicated that his Government would come out with a formal announcement about reservations to Marathas in Government jobs and education on December 1.

"We have received a report from the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission (MSBCC) on the socio-economic status of the Marathas. I request all of you to prepare yourselves for celebrations on December 1," Fadnavis said, while addressing a public rally at Ahmednagar in western Maharashtra.

Fadnavis' announcement came hours after MSSBC member-secretary DD Deshmukh submitted t...