Police Say 'No' to Madiga Samithi Meet

Police reject Ragati Sathyam\'s request to conduct a meeting and ‘chalo Assembly’ programme on March 18 on the issue of categorisation of scheduled castes.

Published: 15th March 2015 06:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th March 2015 09:52 AM   |  A+A-


Security personnel guarding the Assembly premises on the eve of the winter session in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

HYDERABAD: Police on Saturday rejected the permission to All India Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi to organise a meeting and ‘chalo Assembly’ programme on March 18 on the issue of categorisation of scheduled castes.

Ragati Sathyam Madiga, national working president, had requested police for granting permission to conduct meeting at Indira Park followed by Chalo Assembly programme here on March 18 with a demand to pass resolution on categorisation of SCs in the ongoing budget session of the AP Legislative Assembly.

‘’It is reliably learnt that the organiser is intending to mobilise supporters in the name of a meeting at Indira Park and the actual intention is to march towards Assembly with hundreds of supporters to press their demand for passing a resolution in support of SC Categorisation which is likely to result in a major Law and Order situation,’’ said DCP (Central Zone) V B Kamalasan Reddy.

‘’In view of the on going Budget Session of both AP and Telangana Legislative Assemblies and Council, the police kind of assembly or public meeting or procession that has potential to cause disturbance to the public peace and safety within a radius of 2 km of the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Legislative or Council buildings. Therefore, in the interest of maintenance of law and order, the application for according permission to conduct a meeting was rejected,’’ Kamalasan Reddy said.

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