ANDHRA PRADESH

Padayatra for Muslims quota

CUDDAPAH, AUG. 21. Twenty five Muslims who undertook a padayatra from Cuddapah to Hyderabad yesterday, demanding legislative safeguards to the five per cent reservations granted to Muslim minorities, offered prayers at a mosque at Duvvur in Mydukur mandal on Saturday and proceeded to Chagalamarri in Kurnool district.

The padayatris led by the Minorities Welfare Society president, Syed Anwar Basha, urged the Government to enhance the quota to 10 per cent keeping in view the population of the community in the State.