TDP resolves to support SC categorisation

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP)in its politburo meeting, today resolved to support categorisation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and decided to write to the Centre about it. Briefing reporters after the party’s politbureau meeting, party President N.Chandrababu Naidu claimed that its party was strongly committed to social justice and in view of this, it was needed to support SC categorisation for the beneift of the sub-castes among SCs.

If needed, the party wouldwrite a letter to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh seeking to table the SC categorisation issue in the ongoing Parliament session, Mr.Naidu said and demanded the centre to bring in amendment in the Constitution in favour of SC categorisation to enable it to pass a resolution in the Andhra Pradesh assembly. The categorisation should be made on the basis of population, he said and asked the party leaders to stick to the party’s decision taken on the categorisation, he said. The party also resolved to organise a nation-wide agitation on fee reimbursement if the state and central governments failed to take a favorable decision for benefit of the BC community students in free reimbursment issue.