Union Law and Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid expressed the hope that the Centre would get relief in the minority quota.
Nitish Kumar said UPA govt should have ammended the constitution to make provision for minority sub-quota.
Charging the government with "brazenness" on the minority sub-quota issue, BJP said the Cong-led dispensation is playing "appeasement politics".
SC`s refusal to stay AP HC judgement that quashed the 4.5 percent quota for minorities will have its impact on ongoing counselling for various IITs.
Azam Khan said the state govt would consult legal experts and religious leaders to bring a law which could not be challenged in court.
Law Minister Salman Khurshid said on Wednesday that the court verdict against minority sub-quota should not be construed as a defeat for the Centre.
The Centre placed before the Supreme Court the "relevant" material and documents on the basis of which it carved out 4.5% sub-quota for minorities.
A day after being rapped by the Supreme Court, the Centre on Tuesday submitted documents related to the 4.5% sub-quota for minorities.
Congress on Monday said there was "nothing unusual" in the Supreme Court`s refusal to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities.
The Centre challenged Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 percent sub quota for minorities in the Supreme Court.
Cong said it was "committed" to fulfill the promises made in the party manifesto,in response to the attack by Opposition regarding minority sub-quota.
The Centre`s move to carve out 4.5% reservation for minorities would double the job opportunities for Muslim community, Union Law Minister said.
He expressed concern over the whole episode where Khurshid openly defied the EC, forcing the poll panel to write a letter to the President of India.
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