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Govt committed to protect historic monuments

Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM
Govt committed to protect historic monuments
Govt committed to protect historic monuments


Hyderabad, Sept 9 :

 The Chief Minister, K Rosaiah, on Wednesday said that he would visit the High Court premises on Thursday to oversee the repair works being undertaken there. Talking to media persons, the Chief Minister felt that the heritage buildings like the High Court are the great and historic monuments of Hyderabad and they should be protected under any circumstances.

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He said that the Government would extend all help to the authorities in refurbishing the High Court which was constructed 90 years ago. He said the Government is committed to protect such great monuments and take steps to prevent such mishaps in future. Mr Rosaiah said the High Court building is a pride possession of the State. The Chief Minister wanted to carry out repair works of the destroyed portion of the High Court on a war footing.

He said such fire mishaps should be avoided in future. The Roads & Buildings Department is undertaking the repairs in coordination with other departments and the High Court. Chief Secrtary P Ramakantha Reddy, Director General of Police S S P Yadav, City Commissioner of Police, Principal Secretary (Home), Director General (Fire Services) and other officials will accompany him.