Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday while hosting the annual Iftar, addressed the gathering in Urdu language. Wherein he called upon the scholars and intellectuals from Muslim community to come up with suggestions for implementation of new schemes for the development of the community.
Rao welcomed the suggestions from the scholars and said that any ‘ideas’ for the betterment of the community could be shared by Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali or any government representative, including TS Wakf Board Chairman, Md Saleem or MLCs or chairmen from Corporations.
“You can even write a letter to me directly in this regard for development and for reflecting the Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb,’’ he said.
As per Hans India, he also spoke about increasing the reservation for Muslims and told that he would soon go to Delhi to pursue the issue further. Also, he highlighted the positive response given by PM Modi when had a meeting with him in Delhi in this regard. “This fight will continue and we will return victorious,” he said.
KCR said that the Telangana remained on top in the country with 17.18 economic points when compared to other states. He also said that the government always felt that fruits of this success should also be shared by Muslim community through their representation in all sectors.
He said that mere subsidy would not help, hence the government wants to give to the representation of Muslims in all sectors, and as a result, there were four MLCs and a Deputy Chief Minister belonging to the community in the government. On increasing the educational standards of Muslims, KCR said that by 2022 about 1.33 lakh students would complete schooling with highest standards from Minority Residential schools of which 204 are currently operational.
“There are 595 beneficiaries of Overseas Scholarship Scheme during the last three years, which has been now increased to 20 lakhs,” he said.