Municipal corporation broke mosque in Hyderabad, dispute increased, protests started
noor mohammed | Edited by: Surendra Kumar Verma
Aug 04, 2022 | 12:56 PM
Controversy has been increasing since a mosque was demolished by the Municipal Corporation in the border area of Hyderabad. Protests over the mosque have intensified there. While there has been no response from the Municipal Corporation in this matter. The mosque was demolished two days before the municipal employees on Tuesday.
A mosque was completely demolished by the municipal authorities in Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad city. Protests have started after the demolition of the mosque. Masjid-e-Khaja Mahmood, located in the Green Avenue Colony of Shamshabad, was demolished by the Municipal Corporation employees on Tuesday amid the presence of heavy police. They allege that it is illegally built without permission.
After this incident, local Muslim residents and leaders of various parties strongly opposed. The leaders of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) have been protesting for the last two days.
MBT chief Amjadullah Khan said that the construction of the mosque was three years It was started earlier and for the last two years, prayers were being performed five times daily with the prayers of Jumme. He said that after the permission of Shamshad Gram Panchayat, Green Avenue Colony was plot and sold on 15 acres of land, in which two plots of 250 square yards were marked as a site for the mosque.
A person whose house is located behind the mosque, along with some other residents, complained to the officials of Shamshad Municipal Corporation against the construction of the mosque.