Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Over four lakh Muslims from far corners of the the district gathered at Aam Khas Maidan on Friday to raise their voice in favour of reservation for Muslim in education institutes and government jobs and other demands.
All the participants assembled near the venue soon after Juma prayers. Six students addressed the crowd and put their views on need of reservation, importance of time, declined social and educational status of Muslims in India, Sachar and Rangnath Mishra commission reports and recommendations, disappearance of JNU student Najeeb and beaf ban.
After singing the National Anthem the rally proceeded towards Divisional Commissioner carrying tricolour in their hands.
After covering key areas the rally reached the Divisional Commissioner’s Office at around 5:30 pm. where students handed over the 14 pages memorandum to the commissioner signed by 28 prominent citizens.
Memorandum addressing the chief minister of Maharashtra highlighted that Muslims are far away from mainstream, their educational and social status is very low. we need at least 15% reservation in all the sectors to get the opportunity to improve our conditions.