The Central authorities will maintain a year-long commemoration to mark 75 years of ‘Hyderabad State Liberation’, with Dwelling Minister Amit Shah as chief visitor on the inaugural occasion on September 17, Union Tradition Minister G Kishan Reddy stated on Saturday.
Reddy has written letters to the chief ministers of Telengana, Karnataka and Maharashtra, inviting them on the inaugural programme on the Hyderabad Parade Grounds.
“I am happy to inform you that the Government of India, after careful consideration of the various aspects, decided to celebrate 75 years of Hyderabad State Liberation. The Government of India has approved year-long commemoration of ‘Hyderabad State Liberation’ from Sep 17, 2022 to Sep 17, 2023,” Reddy wrote in every of the letters dated September 3.
He has additionally requested the three CMs to watch inaugural day of commemoration with appropriate occasions throughout their states.
“I would also request you to identify events and commemorations throughout the year and share these plans with the Government of lndia so that a holistic approach can be taken in planning the yearlong commemorations,” he wrote.
The State of Hyderabad which was beneath the Nizam’s Rule was annexed into the Union of India after a police motion codenamed ‘Operation Polo’ that culminated on September 17, 1948.