The Union’s interior minister, G. Kishan Reddy, said on Sunday that the Center has no plan to make Hyderabad or any other city a territory of the Union.
Speaking to reporters here, he condemned the statement by Asaduddin Owaisi, the president of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), that the center could disguise Hyderabad as a Union territory.
“It is just the beginning, in the future the government could convert other cities such as Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and so on into union territories,” Owaisi, a Hyderabad MP, said in Lok Sabha on Saturday during the discussion of the bill to reorganize. Jammu and Kashmir (amendment).
Kishan Reddy called Owaisi’s statement a figment of imagination and false propaganda.
“There is no truth to this. The center is working on the development of all cities, including Hyderabad, and there is no plan to make it a Union territory,” he said, adding that Owaisi left the House even before the government took its position. could take. Transparent.
Kishan Reddy claimed that it has become the practice of the AIMIM and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi to spread lies.
Claiming that the two parties were forging an unholy alliance for the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Greater Hyderabad Muncipal Corporation, he expressed confidence that BJP will win both Telangana Legislative Council seats in next month’s elections.