The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation on Sunday announced that it will take up 36 graveyards within its limit for resurrection. GHMC will pick 2 from each circle (total 18 circles in its limits) to facilitate with washrooms, toilets, seating arrangements and greenery.
The first graveyard picked by GHMC Comissioner Somesh Kumar is Panjagutta graveyard near Nagarjuna Circle.
The GHMC official said, “With a 100 days’ time frame, the development and enhancement of the grave yards will be taken up in a phased manner. The identification and the list of those graveyards will be completed in few days”.
A joint meeting of senior officials of GHMC and the consultants dealing with modernization of lakes was organised recently by Somesh Kumar.
Somesh Kumar said, “Graveyards of all three religion-Hindu, Christian and Muslim will be developed. A total of 36 graveyards, two in each circle, will be taken up for the development. However, the number of graveyards for development for the three religions might vary depending up on the area”.