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BC leaders press for their demands

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Backward Classes Sankshema Sangham Youth wing district president Duduku Laxmi Narayana demanded the State government to provide 50 per cent political...

Nalgonda: Backward Classes Sankshema Sangham Youth wing district president Duduku Laxmi Narayana demanded the State government to provide 50 per cent political reservation to BCs in legislative bodies besides complete fee reimbursement to BC students of all courses.

On the direction of Sangham’s national president R Krishnaiah, members of Sangham’s district youth wing carried out a protest at Nalgonda Collectorate on Tuesday.

Stating that SCs and STs already got political reservation and political parties were showing interest in providing reservation to women in legislative bodies, they slammed that no political party was taking initiation in providing reservations to BCs, who make up 50 per cent of the population in the State.

Stating that BCs were financially weak, he informed that political reservations to BCs was the only way for their growth and emancipation. The agitating leaders also demanded to increase reservation to BCs from existing 34 per cent to 50 per cent in local bodies, lifting of creamy layer in education and employment reservations, increase reservation in employment in central government jobs from 27 per cent to 50 per cent, separate ministry for BCs at Centre, BC, SC, ST reservations in private sector and BC Atrocities Act on the lines of SC/ST Atrocity Act.

TRS leader Nomula Narsimhaiah, Nalgonda Municipal TDP floor leader Miryala Yadagiri, Maamidi Padma, Shiva Kumari, Sujatha, Padma and others were part of the protest team.

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