And it was KCR who immediately demanded SCS for Telangana if the special status was to be accorded to AP”, said Naidu.
Moreover, financial assistance under the Dulhan scheme will be raised from the existing Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh.
While the BJP has categorically maintained it cannot accord SCS, it was only the Congress which announced it would grant SCS for AP if voted to power.“Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi made the announcement at an election campaign in Telangana.
Tirupati: The Telugu Desam Party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu extended several sops to the minority voters during his back to back road shows in Kadapa and Kurnool district on Tuesday.He announced that honorarium for Imams would be enhanced from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 and from Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 for muezzins.
Pointing out that the TDP government has established a Urdu university, shadikhanas and a Haj house, Naidu promised to establish 25 residential schools for the community with an outlay of Rs 450 crore.Replying to YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s question as to what was wrong if KCR came forward to support special category status for Andhra Pradesh, Naidu asked Reddy as to when did KCR pledge support for AP.“Only two parties have made their stands clear on SCS issue.
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