Hyderabad: Representations flooded the Commission on the last day of public hearing which concluded on Monday. The Commission received over 65 thousand representations, in favour of enhancement of reservation of socially and educationally backward classes of Muslims. 10000 written representations were submitted by Siasat while Siasat received over 35000 representations via email which were also handed over to the Commission. Thus over 65000 representations were submitted in favour of enhancement of Muslim quota which is a record number of representations ever received by the commission. This shows that Muslims have woken up for reservations thanks to the campaign run by Siasat daily in cities and villages.
Commission Chairman B.S. Ramulu, members Vakulabharanam Krishnamohan Rao, Anjaneya Goud, Juluru Gowri Shankar and member-secretary G.D. Aruna expressed happiness over the huge response to the public hearing conducted by them.
Former MP V. Hanumantha Rao, National BC Welfare Association president R. Krishnaiah, TRS legislator Mohd. Saleem were among other who submitted their representations before the Commission on Monday.
Siasat Urdu Daily News Editor Amer Ali Khan submitted copies of nearly 45,000 representations received online. He advised the Commission not to prepare its report in haste. He said that the BC Commission’s report should withstand scrutiny in a court of law.
Public hearing was conducted by BC Commission from December 14 to 19.