Saturday, December 2, 2017
BC Commission chairman K.L.Manjunath said that the commission has not submitted it report on the reservation issue to the State government. Speaking to media at his office, he said that he after a meeting with the members of the commission has decided to submit the report to the government. He said that the he would submit the report to the Chief Secretary through Commission secretary A.Krishna Mohan.
In the back drop of the statement of Manjunath has put the government into a fix. The State government has placed the reservation bill the Assembly with the report of the members which was denied by the Commission Chairman. The members report would not have any cognizance as it has be submitted by the Commission chairman said some experts. They said that the member’s report would be of their personal opinion and would not be the Commission’s report, they said.
The government according to sources had hurriedly placed the reservation bill in the Assembly and got it passed and send it to the Centre is only to throw the issue in the court of the Centre as the issue is going to be rigid in the coming days.
JAC wants to bill to have constitutional validty
State Kapu JAC leaders has asked the government to make constitutional validity to the bill and prove its integrity. JAC leaders Akula Ramakrishna, Vasireddi Yesudasu, K.Tataji and others met at the residence of Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham . They said that the bill has to be made on basis of the opulation of the kapu community. Kapu community is having 24 to 25% in the State population but was reduced to 12 per cent in the pulse survey which is painful. They are not happy with the five percent reservation mooted out by the government.
‘New drama in the name of reservations’, says Ambati Rambabu
YSRCP State official representative Ambati Rambabu said that to divert the attention of the people from the Polavaram Project issue, the TDP government has brought the reservation issue. He said that the Kapu, Telaga, Balija and Ontari castes were given BC-F category with five per cent reservations has no constitutional validity. He accused that Chandrababu appeared to deceive the Kapu community once again. He questioned that the four-member Commission that did not submit its report, and no discussion was made in the Assembly and how the government would send it to the Centre. He said that the bill will not stand in the courts, he said.
It may be recalled AP government recommends 5% reservation for Kapu community in the list of BCs.