50 pc seats should be distributed among SCs/STs: former union president of AMU

New Delhi: After the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and some leaders of BJP gave a political statement regarding Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia, now the former presidents of students of Union of Aligarh Muslim University and academicians are expressing their opinion about the issue. Former MP and former president of AMU students’ union Mohammed Adeeb said that the case of Muslim university is pending with the court and Supreme Court has ordered not to change the system which is prevalent until final judgment is given.

Mr Adeeb said that the statements given by BJP leaders are just for the election. He recalled that Jinnah issue was raised when it was Karnataka election and when the election was over the issue was buried.

However, he said the Aligarh Muslim University itself wants to give reservations to SCs, STs and BCs. I want that a law is passed in India to give remaining 50 pc seats to SCs/ STs after giving seats to Muslims. Because higher caste students can get admission in every university and college while the backward classes don’t. Hence it will be a good opportunity for Aligarh Muslim University if a law is passed which gives reservation to SCs, STs and BCs.