HYDERABAD: AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has requested the Telangana government to allot funds for renovation of a temple and a mosque in the city, to which the Chief Minister has responded positively.

Owaisi called on K Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragati Bhavan here on Sunday and submitted a memorandum seeking Rs 10 crore to develop Simhavauhini Mahankali temple at Lal Darvaja in the old city and Rs three crore for renovation of Afzalgunj mosque, an official release said here on Sunday.

The Chief Minister responded positively to the representation made by the AIMIM MLA and assured that funds for the temple and mosque would be released. He instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to look into the matter.

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