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TRS govt trying to deprive BCs of quota in civic polls: Cong

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The unit of today alleged that the TRS government in the state was trying to deprive Backward Classes of 54 per cent reservation in Panchayat Raj elections.

The party's claimed in a statement that he had filed a petition before the High Court seeking 54 per cent reservation for BCs while the TRS government wants to confine the reservation to just 34 per cent.

Therefore, K Chandrasekhar Rao was wrong in criticising the that it is obstructing 34 per cent reservation for backward classes, he said.

The government today decided to appeal in the against the interim orders of Hyderabad High Court on the ceiling for reservation in the coming Panchayat Raj elections in the state.

The had yesterday issued an interim order directing the government to ensure that reservation to OBCs and others in the coming local body polls is as per the overall 50 per cent quota fixed by the

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 23:00 IST