Andhra CM Assures Reservation for Kapu Community

Published: 01st February 2016 09:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st February 2016 09:22 AM   |  A+A-


VIJAYWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu held an emergency meeting with senior officials in Vijayawada last night to discuss the stir by Kapu community members at Tuni station of East Godavari district which turned violent injuring 15 police officials and 5 others, and assured reservation for the community.  

Later, Naidu assured that reservation will be provided to Kapus without hurting the interests of the existing Backward Castes. He said a Judicial Commission had already been constituted for this purpose.

Expressing shock and concern over the violent incidents, the Chief Minister blamed political forces for the incidents. He alleged the opposition YSR Congress party for provoking caste politics. He said the condition of a Sub-Inspector and a Constable is serious.

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