Uneasy calm in Old City of Hyderabad

Uneasy calm in Old City of Hyderabad

Uneasy calm prevails in the communally sensitive areas of the Old City of Hyderabad though no untoward incidents were reported on Tuesday. Violence erupted in several localities of the Old City on Sunday forcing the authorities to clamp curfew in two police station areas.

he violence in the State capital was gradually attaining a political hue with the BJP stridently accusing the Congress government of being too soft on minorities. The minorities’ leaders too began accusing the government of being inefficient in controlling the violence.

Stung by the criticism, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and DGP V. Dinesh Reddy are personally reviewing the law and order situation in the capital. Mr. Dinesh Reddy and Home Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy visited the trouble-torn areas.