Government will take Muslim quota bill providing 12 per cent reservation to Muslims

Vastavam web:  Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today said his government will take up the bill providing 12 per cent reservation to Muslims, passed by the state legislature, with the Center for its nod.”When I had a meeting with the Prime Minister, I told him that it was our (TRS’) election promise to give 12 per cent reservations to Muslims the Assembly has already passed resolutions in this regard and it was sent to the Centre. He (PM) asked me to send it and promised to look into it positively,” said Rao, speaking at an Iftar gathering organised by the government here this evening.
The bill, passed by the Telangana legislature, increases reservations in jobs and education for backward sections of Muslim community to 12 per cent from the earlier four.The state government has set up 204 residential schools for underprivileged children from the Muslim community which will benefit 1.33 lakh students, he said.