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Telangana HC stays Secretariat destruction till July 15


The Telangana High Court on Monday guided the KCR government to stop the destruction of the old Secretariat working in Saifabad until further notification.

Hearing a request documented by resigned educator P L Visheshwar Rao, the High Court guided the Telangana government to stop the destruction works till July 15. Further, the court has requested that the state government present a report in a fixed spread on the Cabinet choice to destroy the old Secretariat building.

On its part, the AG had presented all the necessary clearances and authorizations it had gotten from various endorsing specialists to annihilate the structure.

The solicitor, through his insight, submitted to the court that he will record a counter to the administration’s contentions. The court has posted the following hearing on the issue to July 15.

On July, 10, the High Court put brakes to the destruction of the old Secretariat building. The candidate had before contended that the structure was being annihilated infringing upon Covid-19 guidelines.

The applicant additionally fought that the destruction has prompted air contamination at a time the twin urban communities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad are seeing a disturbing ascent in Covid-19 cases. Such destruction has prompted serious breathing issues for the inhabitants in Saifabad region.

Hearing the applicant, the HC had guided the state government to stop all destruction works until further notification and requested that the administration present a report on what security measures were started while completing the destruction action.

Effectively, 60 percent of the old Secretariat building, spread over 25.5 sections of land with 10 squares, which started in the early long stretches of June 7 had been bulldozed to the ground.

Practically all the 10 squares of the structure had just been bulldozed to ground, including the Saifabad Palace which was worked in 1888 in European style by Mir Osman Ali Khan, seventh Nizam and the last leader of recent Hyderabad State. The Saifabad Palace once the seat of Nizam’s Prime Minister till Hyderabad”s increase with the Indian Union in 1948.

The G-Block, otherwise called Sarvahitha from where N T Rama Rao released his obligations as boss pastor was additionally crushed. The C-Block and the H Block which filled in as the workplaces of previous CMs Marri Channa Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu individually were leveled to the ground.


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