Government Urged to Revise Reservation Norms

Published: 12th September 2015 03:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2015 04:53 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The KPCC Minority Department has asked the government to revise the reservation guidelines as per the latest caste census.

“The 2011 figures show that Muslims constitute 26.56 per cent of the total population and Christians 18.38 per cent. The Muslim and the Latin Catholic communities are not getting adequate reservation,” said a resolution passed by the meet the other day.

It was of the opinion that all communities had the right to adequate representation in job opportunities and power. It asked the government to establish the Arabic university in the state and to allow private universities.

KPCC Minority Department state chairman K K Kochumohamed presided over the meet. KPCC secretary I K Raju, Department leaders P Siyavudeen, Joseph Antony, Sunny Kuruvilla, Michael P John, Fayaz Usman Sait and M Sirajuddeen attended the meet.

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