A delegation of religious minority leaders today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Parliament House, demanding reservation for Christian and Muslim Dalits.
Govt could move Supreme Court as early as next week to challenge Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 percent sub quota for minorities.
Breaking his silence regarding minority reservation, Salman Khurshid said that the EC was entitled to petition the President.
BJP said the EC directive to the government to put on hold its
decision of giving 4.5 per cent reservation to minorities was
a slap on the UPA.
BJP leader Uma Bharati said the Centre`s decision of minority reservation within the
OBC quota will create a rift between Muslims and Hindus.
Bajrang Dal today announced
it would launch a nation-wide agitation demanding
withdrawal of the decision of minority sub-quota within OBC reservation.
A political row erupted over
Centre`s decision to fix a 4.5 per cent share for minorities
within the existing 27 per cent OBC reservation.
Condemning government’s move to give 4.5% reservation to Muslims, the main Opposition party BJP on Thursday said that this move is unconstitutional.
Government is committed to consider
reservation for minorities as it was mentioned in Congress`
election manifesto, Salman Khurshid said on Friday.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015