Hyderabad (Telangana). Politics has intensified in the state regarding ‘Telangana Liberation Day’. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding that September 17 be officially ‘Telangana Liberation Day’, the state government has decided that it will observe ‘National Unity Day’ for three days in September. Of. Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) government has decided to observe ‘Telangana Ekta Diwas’ from 16 September to 18 September 2022.
This decision has been taken by the KCR government at a time when All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi had urged the Center and the state to observe ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ on September 17. Celebrate ‘ as National Unity Day. It is noteworthy that on this day in 1948, the then Hyderabad state, ruled by the Nizam, was merged with the Union of India.
BJP demands to officially celebrate ‘Telangana Liberation Day’
On the other hand, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Telangana unit president Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Saturday said that the state government should officially celebrate September 17 as ‘Telangana Liberation Day’. Lok Sabha member Kumar said in a statement that fearing All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao does not want to celebrate Telangana Liberation Day.
Kumar claimed that Rao was insulting those who sacrificed their lives for liberation by not officially celebrating the day. He said that BJP is the only party which is fighting for this.
Tags: BJP, Hyderabad, K Chandrashekhar Rao, Telangana
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 03, 2022, 21:07 IST