Gujarat Constitutes Commission for Withdrawal of Cases Against Patidars
Gujarat government is doing overtime to fulfill them, within a week of accepting four of the six demands of the Patidars, has set up a judicial commission for withdrawal of police cases and also allocated Rs 600 crore for the Economically Backward Castes Commission. Judicial Commission will be headed by retired Justice of Gujarat High Court KA Punj. The commission will submit a report in six months, Home and Legal Affairs Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said. He said that close to 439 cases were filed, of which 109 were already withdrawn in July 2016. Withdrawal of sedition case against Hardik Patel and others is conditional. It is subject to Patidar community ending its agitation against the government. Reacting to the development, Hardik Patel said that the six month period of Commission has been set up while state polls will be over in two months.