Telangana Chief Minister Ok. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday alleged that communal forces who had no function within the integration of Hyderabad State into Indian Union are attempting to divide Telangana society by spreading hatred.
With out naming the BJP, he mentioned the disruptive parts had been attempting to distort Telangana’s historical past by giving it a communal color for his or her slim political pursuits.
The Chief Minister was addressing the ‘Telangana Nationwide Integration Day’ celebrations organised to mark accession of erstwhile Hyderabad State with the Indian Union.
He mentioned sure divisive forces who had nothing to do with historical past and developments of the previous are attempting to pollute the intense historical past of Telangana and derail its improvement with petty politics.
KCR, because the Chief Minister is popularly identified, hoisted the tricolour and addressed the gathering at Public Gardens a few hours after Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah unfurled the nationwide flag and reviewed a parade within the metropolis at an occasion organised by the Union Tradition Ministry.
Whereas the Union authorities organised official celebrations as ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’, the Telangana authorities celebrated the event as ‘Telangana Nationwide Integration Day’.
Union Tradition Minister G. Kishan Reddy had invited the Chief Ministers of Telangana, Karnataka, and Maharashtra for the celebrations. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde attended the celebrations whereas Karnataka was represented by its Transport Minister B. Sriramulu. KCR, nevertheless, stayed away and nobody was current from the state authorities.
Hyderabad State, which comprised Telangana and elements of Maharashtra and Karnataka, acceded to the Indian Union on September 17, 1948 following India’s army operation codenamed ‘Operation Polo’.
KCR voiced concern over the makes an attempt to spew venom and create communal divide within the nation and within the peaceable and progressive state of Telangana.
He mentioned that if non secular fanaticism grows, it’ll destroy the very lifetime of the nation and lead to deterioration of human relationships. “For his or her slim pursuits, they plant thorns in societal relations. They’re spreading hatred amongst folks with their venomous feedback. This sort of division between folks is on no account justified,” he mentioned
KCR cautioned folks in opposition to the designs of the communal and divisive forces. He mentioned folks of Telangana ought to stay alert and foil the designs of those that wish to create hatred.
Stressing the necessity for folks to stay cautious, he mentioned that Telangana itself is an instance to grasp how issues would take a foul flip if the persons are unmindful. “Telangana has lived a cursed life for 58 years as a consequence of a mistake that occurred prior to now,” he mentioned in an apparent reference to the merger of Telangana with then Andhra State to type Andhra Pradesh. He mentioned that folks needed to sacrifice lives and languish in jails to attain a separate state.
Stating that Telangana made all-round progress over the last eight years, KCR mentioned some forces had been attempting to vitiate the peaceable setting in Telangana and create unrest within the state which is marching forward on the trail of progress and prosperity.
KCR, who earlier paid tributes at Telangana Martyrs’ Memorial, recalled the sacrifices made by freedom fighters of Telangana. He mentioned folks unitedly fought in opposition to the autocratic rule to usher in democracy.