K Ramakrishna,CPI State secretary alleged that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had been creating rifts by raising caste issues in the State. Addressing a round table meeting with writers and artistes on the issue of social justice, Ramakrishna raised the issue of BC reservation to Kapu community.The CPI leader said Chief Minister was creating social separation between Kapus and BCs by making unfulfilled promises. “The CM promised BC reservation to Kapus in the last election and the government failed to take measures towards accomplish the promise. On other hand, he said, BCs were being provoked on the issue which resulting social separation between the both sections. Naidu is responsible for the rift between Kapus and BCs” he said.
Ramakrishna accused the State government of depriving education for SC, ST, BC and minorities by promoting pro-corporate policies. He decried the orders of the government on scrapping Telugu medium in schools. “The government has been closing social welfare hostels and schools in villages, where oppressed sections go for education. It is now scrapping Telugu medium in government schools as part of corporatisation of education” he alleged.