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Saffron flag hoisted atop mosque in Telangana’s Sangareddy

A saffron flag atop mosque in Telangana. [Photo: Siasat.com]

Telangana: A massive uproar was witnessed in Byathole village, Kandi mandal in Sangareddy Telanagana after Hindus hoisted a saffron flag and carved some Hindu religious inscriptions at a Qutb Shahi era mosque during Dussehra festivities.

Majlis Bachao Tehreek party spokesperson Amjedullah Khan, who visited the village on Thursday after an alert from local villages said the local Telangana Rashtra Samithi (now Bharat Rashtra Samithi) white-washed the mosque located on the hilltop during Dusshera, Siasat reported.

The report said village elders including the sarpanch and other leaders of the ruling party hoisted a saffron flag on the mosque and inscribed the ‘Om’ symbol.

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