Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Dec 2 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill to provide 5 per cent reservation in education and employment sectors for the Kapu community in the state.
The state assembly had introduced the bill today morning.
The state cabinet had given a nod in this regard yesterday based on the report submitted by the Manjunath Commission.
The bill facilitates providing them 5 per cent reservation in BC F Category.
The state cabinet has decided to include the Balija, Ontari and Telaga communities in the Backward Castes (BCs) and provide them 5 per cent reservation in education, employment and welfare schemes.
However, political reservation will not be provided to the mentioned communities.
While M Purnachandra Rao, S Satyanarayana and V Subrahmanyam gave their reports in favour of the Kapus, Manjunath did not give his report. They were said to be unanimously favoured giving 4-5 per cent reservation to the Kapus.
The Bill will now be sent to the governor, after which it will be sent to the Union Home Ministry.