City clock towers set to chime in all their glory
Hyderabad: The Telangana State government has decided to renovate all the historical clock towers in Greater Hyderabad to restore them to their former glory. There are 12 hundred-year-old clock towers in the city. As part of this initiative, GHMC has revived clock towers at Mahboob Chowk, Moazamjahi Market and Secunderabad recently. Thanks to the efforts of the GHMC, the heritage clock towers are adding beauty to the modern architecture of the city.
Calling for necessary measures to initiate the revival of remaining eight clock towers, Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration & Urban Development (MA&UD), Aravind Kumar, along with GHMC engineering and town planning officials, visited the clock towers at Shalibanda, Sultan Bazar and Monda Market and inspected the areas on Wednesday.
Later, he visited clock towers at Sultan Bazar and Monda Market. He suggested to officials to renovate Old Assembly Hall located at Sultan Bazar. During his visit to Monda Market, he ordered officials to take measures to send the clock for repairs. He visited nearby Jail Khana and advised officials to conduct a meeting with local businessmen for its renovation.
GHMC chief engineer Ziauddin, Charminar Pedestrian Project director Srinivas Rao, zonal commissioners Musharaf Ali, Srinivas Reddy, Raghupathi and other GHMC officials accompanied the Principal Secretary.