HYDERABAD: The Chief Minister Dr. K. Rosaiah today thanked
the people of Andhra Pradesh, all Political Parties, People's Representatives,
Religious Organisations and Associations, Religious leaders, Youth, Students,
Police and all others concerned for maintaining peace and harmony after the
pronouncement of the verdict of Allahabad High Court on Ayodhya issue. The
Chief Minister expressed happiness the State in general and the city in
particular remained calm after the judgment.
In a special thanksgiving message the Chief Minister said
"I congratulate the people of Andhra Pradesh, especially people of Hyderabad
city for exhibiting communal amity and harmony after the pronouncement of the
judgment of Allahabad High Court. Various sections of the society have shown
will and maturity and exhibited camaraderie in maintaining peace and harmony in
the State. In this connection, I thank the people of Andhra Pradesh, various
Hindu and Muslim religious organisations, religious leaders, political parties,
peace committees, Mythri committees, Print and Electronic media etc., for
extending their utmost cooperation to the administrative machinery and Police
in maintaining peace. I appeal to the public to continue to maintain restraint
in the coming days to thwart any evil designs of the anti social elements".
The Chief Minister has also reviewed the situation with
the Chief Secretary S V Prasad, DGP K Aravind Rao, City Police Commissioner,
A.K. Khan, IGP (Intelligence), Mahender Reddy and other senior officials.
The Chief Minister said that Andhra Pradesh since its
inception is known for communal harmony and peaceful co-existence of different
sections of people. "Our State is on the fast track of progress. Agriculture
production is expected to be the record highest. Industrial investment and
tourism are fast picking up. Let us concentrate on the growth and comprehensive
development of the State", the Chief Minister said.
"All concerned should maintain peace and harmony and
ensure that the best traditions of our culture are maintained. The Chief
Minister said that the country comes first. "Ours is the largest democracy in
the world. It is time-tested and a matured democracy. Largest number of
political parties, religions, castes, sub castes, linguistic sections, sects
and tribes co-exist peacefully in this country. We have the most ancient
civilisation, culture and tradition. Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi taught
us to live and let live. Tolerance, amity, patience and perseverance are our
underlying principles. Let us uphold the cherished values of this great nation
and let India move on", he said.
He said the
law and order situation is very peaceful across the State. "In this connection
I once again thank all the people in maintaining absolute harmony in the spirit
of peaceful co-existence. Let me also state that the State Government on its
part remains fully committed to upholding the rule of law and maintaining
peace, order and harmony", the Chief Minister said.