“The survey is expected to begin, officials could not come today as they were preoccupied”, a senior revenue official said.KCR already wrote to defence minister about the seeking of land and promised to provide equal-sized land elsewhere in exchange, which had got a positive response from the ministry.
The site numbers like 20,246,251,257 and 280 which are also defence lands.
“Defence authorities said the land sought by government was to the extent of 104 acre. Only a survey can ascertain if there are any encroachments”, he said.
And the government has celebrated Independence day, Republic day etc at the same grounds. But for a change CM CKR hoisted the national flag at Golconda Fort last Independence Day.