Congress Takes Out Walk Demanding 12% For Muslims
The Congress organised a massive rally today asking the TRS government to fulfil its promise of giving 12% reservation in jobs and education to Muslims.
Hyderabad | 2nd July 2018
In an impressive show of strength, the Congress organised a massive rally today asking the TRS government to fulfil its major electoral promise of giving 12% reservation in jobs and education to the Muslims of Telangana.
The Walk For 12% Muslim Reservation, organised by Greater Hyderabad Congress Committee (GHCC) Minorities Department chairman Shaik Abdullah Sohail, was led by Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President N Uttam Kumar Reddy. AICC Telangana Incharge R C Khuntia, AICC Minorities Department chairman Nadeem Javeed, AICC Secretaries Srinivasan Krishnan and Saleem Ahmed, Leader Of Opposition in the Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir, former PCC Presidents V Hanumantha Rao and Ponnala Lakshmaiah, ex-union minister Sarve Satyanarayana, Hyderabad DCC President M Anjan Kumar Yadav, Youth Congress president Anil Kumar Yadav, Minorities Department Chairman Khaja Fakhruddin, TPCC Spokesperson Syed Nizamuddin, Kaleem Baba and other leaders participated in the padayatra which also had thousands of party workers as part of it.
Starting at Gandhi Bhavan, the Congress leaders and thousands of activists walked up to the General Post Office at Abids, where they dropped a postcard signed by all top Congress leaders requesting Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to fulfill his promise of reservation for Muslims. They also raised slogans against the TRS government and against KCR accusing him of cheating the Muslim community.
Later, Uttam Kumar Reddy, along with other senior leaders, addressed a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan accusing the Chief Minister of betraying the Muslim community on the promise of 12% quota.
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