BJP spokesperson N V SubhashMore than the country’s welfare, the BJP has been known for advocating or implementing name changes for places that have any Muslim reference. Notable instances include renaming the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj, Aurangabad to Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, and so on.

For the past few years, the party has set its eyes on Telangana, especially Hyderabad. The party had even included in their party manifesto that if they were voted to power, they would change the name of Hyderabad to Bhagyanagar.

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Now, the BJP is targeting Hyderabad’s very famous Khairatabad and wants to change its name. As we know, Hyderabad’s Khairatabad is famous for its Ganesh festivities.

Yesterday, Telangana BJP spokesperson N V Subhash suggested renaming the Khairatabad Assembly constituency to ‘Ganeshpuri’ in honor of the Hindu God Ganesh.

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Historically speaking, Khairatabad is presently named after Khairati Begum, the daughter of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah. The region holds historical significance with notable monuments like Khairati Begum’s tomb and the Khairatabad mosque.

Right now, the BJP is not even relevant in Telangana, and such statements hold no value. It is going to be a fierce fight between BRS and Congress in the upcoming state elections.

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