Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Chairman A Chakrapani called upon the government on Wednesday to pursue with the Centre, a proposal to declare Hyderabad as a 'heritage city', since it has several monuments and buildings of historical importance.
    
He requested the Tamil Nadu governor K Rosaiah who hails from Andhra Pradesh to use his good offices to pursue the Centre to get the heritage status for Hyderabad.
    
Speaking at the 150 anniversary celebrations of the Mahabub College, Chakrapani said that if Hyderabad was delcared a "heritage city", the Centre would come forward to preserve monuments and buildings of historic importance.
    
The city has several buildings and monuments of heritage importance like the Charminar, Golconda fort, Mahbub College and many others.

(Agencies)

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