Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has announced that special session of Telangana Assembly will be held on April 16 to pass a legislation to increase reservations for Muslims and tribals.
TRS was taking the step to implement its poll promise to increase quota for Muslims and Scheduled Tribes to 12 percent each. the state cabinet at a meeting on April 15.
After passing the bill, it will be sent to the Union government for President’s assent. Telangana’s legislation will be on the lines of Tamil Nadu and the reservations quota will be above 50 %.