The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday striked down the
four percent quota for Muslims calling it unsustainable.
As per the verdict of the High Court:
“Four percent quota for Muslims in jobs and educational institutions
The state government had introduced
four percent quota for Muslims.
Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief
K. Chandrasekhar Rao had also promised political reservation and a
quota in education and employment based on population for Muslims in
Rao had earlier said that Muslims
would not be assured of social justice unless they get reservation.
He had assured the Muslim community
that a special provision in Constitution would be invoked, as was
done by Tamil Nadu government, to extend reservation to Muslims in
education and employment.
TRS chief had promised that Muslims
would get the reservations proportionate to their population, which
was 13 per cent to 15 percent in Telangana.
The TRS chief also assured a budget
for welfare of Muslims based on their population.
He had appealed to the members of the
Muslim community to shed self-defeatism and assert themselves in