AP Muslims demand BC Commission to defend 4% quota

Hyderabad: Demanding that the Andhra Pradesh Government take all required steps to protect ongoing 4% Muslim reservation in the State, the Meraj Educational Welfare Society of Adoni has launched a massive campaign seeking formation of a new Backward Classes Commission.

“Inspired by the Siasat Urdu Daily’s campaign on 12% Muslim reservation in Telangana, the Meraj Educational Welfare Society too has decided to give memorandums to MRO / RDO across the State urging the government to save 4% Muslim reservation,” informed Syed Khaled Saifullah.

In the memorandum, the Society demanded appointment of a new BC Commission. “In view of circumstances arised out of state bifurcation, a new BC Commission should be appointed which should come up with its recommendations by invoking Section 9 of BC Commission Act. One Muslim member, having knowledge of reservation process, Constitution and community’s backwardness, should be made a member of BC Commission. The government should also provide all the necessary support to facilitate the BC Commission in completing its task by December this year,” he demanded.

Society leaders including Khudratulla Khadri, T.Siraj, Mohammed Zakir, Nawab Ali, Jahangir, Arid Attari, Junaid, Sibqatullah, Ansar, Mahbub Basha and Arif launched the campaign by submitting a memorandum to Adoni RDO and MRO. (INN)