KCR meets PM Modi seeking to enhance reservation in Telangana

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and sought the Centre's approval to the legislation passed by the state legislature to enhance reservation in the state. The Telangana CM urged PM Modi to level the reservation in the state as of Tamil Nadu which has 69 percent reservation.

The meeting lasted for more than an hour and various state related issues were also discussed. KCR further asked PM Modi to exempt the income tax of the people related to the agricultural sector. According to the CM, giving IT exemption to the trades and professions connected to the agriculture sector will benefit people living on these trades. Meanwhile, Rao also had a meeting with Union Law and IT Minister Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad wherein he requested him to approve the new Land Acquisition Act passed by the State Assembly. Responding to Rao's requeset, Prasad immediately gave his ministry's approval and assured cooperation on the matter.