STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

BJP, Congress giving communal hue to demolition, claims TRS

Speaking to reporters at Telangana Bhavan on Saturday, Rammohan said there had been no communal clashes in the city during the past six years.

Published: 12th July 2020 07:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th July 2020 07:46 AM   |  A+A-

Congress Committee Minorities Wing activists burn the effigy of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at Gandhi Bhavan in Hyderabad on Saturday, against the demolition of two mosques and a temple at the Secretariat complex

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD:  Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders, including Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, alleged that leaders of Opposition parties of Congress and BJP are trying to create communal disharmony in Hyderabad by raking up the issues of temple and mosque within the old Secretariat premises.

Speaking to reporters at Telangana Bhavan on Saturday, Rammohan said there had been no communal clashes in the city during the past six years. He said the Opposition, which did not find a single issue against the government, was trying to create communal disharmony. Rammohan said when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, several religious structures which were obstructing developmental works were relocated.

“Even in GHMC area, around 20 religious structures were relocated for road widening works after consulting the elders of respective religions. When Hyderabad is peaceful, Opposition parties are trying to hatch a conspiracy to disturb the communal fabric,” he alleged.

Stressing the need for demolition of the old Secretariat, Khairtabad MLA and former Minister Danam Nagender recalled that when K Rosaiah was Chief Minister, a major fire broke out in the Secretariat. He said at the time, a delegation from Singapore was in the Secretariat, and a fire tender was unable to reach inside to put out the fire.

He said people should not believe in false allegations levelled by the Opposition. “People of all castes and religions consider Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao as God,” Nagender said. TRS MLC MS Prabhakar Rao alleged that Opposition leaders, who are anti-development, were bringing religious issues to the fore and slinging mud on the TRS. MLC M Srinivas Reddy was also present at the press meet.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp