MIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi and his younger brother and floor leader in Assembly Akbaruddin Owaisi called on Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao at latter’s camp office here on Sunday.
According to sources, Owaisi brothers discussed various issues pertaining to the welfare and development of minorities in Telangana State. During the 45-minute long meeting, they reportedly demanded increase in minorities budget to Rs. 2,000 crore in 2016-17. They also stressed on filling up of vacant posts in Minorities Welfare Department to ensure proper implementation of welfare schemes. They said steps should be taken to ensure full utilisation of allocated budget.
The MIM leaders also asked KCR to fulfill his promise on protection and restoration of Wakf lands in the State. They demanded that issues like Law&Order, education, health and civic issues in Hyderabad be given in the next budget to be presented next month.
ACB Director General A.K. Khan and MWD Principal Secretary Syed Omer Jaleel were also present in the meeting. (INN)