No diwali for ‘Bhagyalakshmi’ in Bhagyanagar!

Posted : November 11, 2012 at 1:14 pm IST by ManaTelugu
Hyderabad is more popularly known as Bhagyanagar on the most prestigious and powerful temple ‘Bhagyalakshmi’ right at the heart of the city and at historical monument Charminar. However now the powerful Goddess in the temple will not see diwali celebrations which are going on for many decades thanks to some communities trying to disrupt even the diwali decorations that were going on at the temple premises. For the first time in the history of the temple, the other religous group started alleging that the temple authorities are trying to cause destruction to Charminar. This hightened the tensions in the place and most of the shops are getting closed as early as 8PM. On firday police even started stopping devotees from entering the temple thus hurting the sentiments of the Hindus.

Even during the Nizam rule, there were no rules and restrictions and none objected to the rituals of the temple. Even after the temple authorities assured other religion people that they will decorate with only bamboos, they started objecting with Charminar MLA Sayed Pasha Khadri along with MIM corporators making a scene during midnight. When the temple authorities approached high court it ordered status quo before 30th. However during that time temple had all the decorations and now other religious leaders are not even allowing for the status quo to continue. Now this year, there will be no diwali for ‘Bhagyalakshmi’ in Bhagyanagar.