TRS will keep all its promises made to Muslims: K. Chandrashekar Rao

    By Staff Reporter,

    Hyderabad: K. Chandrashekar Rao, chief of Telangana Rashtriya Samithi, reiterated to the Muslim community that TRS will keep its words given to the community at the beginning of 21st century Telangana agitation.

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    Recently addressing press meet organized by Telangana working journalists association, Mr. Rao assured Muslim community that 12% reservation will be provided to them as promised in the beginning of the movement. He also proposed setting up of autonomous body with quasi-judicial powers to retract back Wakf properties in Telangana encroached mainly by Andhra businessmen.

    Soon after KCR gave new life to Telangana statehood movement after floating TRS in 2001, he made a ‘Muslim declaration’ at his party minority cell meet, where he promised community of 12% reservation in education and government jobs, and vibrant political representation. Mr. Rao who himself is fluent in Urdu speaking skills, also promised promotion of Urdu language as first state language on par with Telugu.

    In the whole separate state movement KCR kept on repeating same set of promises, even in the backdrop of High Court judgment scraping 4% reservation to the community in united Andhra Pradesh, KCR promised invoking Constitutional provisions as done in Tamil Nadu to provide reservation to backward sections in Muslim community.

    During the peak of the statehood movement in 2010 KCR went a step ahead, addressing Jamat-e-Islami’s Telangana Garajana program where he announced that the deputy chief minister-ship including five ministerial berths for the Muslim community in the state of Telangana.

    On Monday Mr. Chandrashekar Rao addressing a gathering at Iftar party of minority cell chief and party MLC Mehmood Ali, he told that community will be in advantageous position in every way in separate Telangana state. He informed that Muslims, BC, SC and ST will constitute 85 percent of Telangana population, so he hopes for a politically inclusive Telangana state.