Islamic flag stirs controversy in Tirumala.

Tirumala: The Islamic flag that was hoisted near the Anjaneya Shrine in Papavinasham Marg in Japali which is 4 KMs from the Tirumala Balaji Temple has sparked a fresh controversy in the locality. The Vigilance wing of the TTD has removed the flag immediately after it was confirmed to be belonging to the Islamic community.

The TTD rushed to the spot after they were informed about the issue by media persons. The whiWhatsApp-Image-20160516 (4)te flag was seen having the Islamic symbols crescent moon and star in green color.

Addressing the media persons, TTD vigilance, sector 3 said that miscreants have hoisted those flags on an arch near Japali. The issue has been brought into the notice of higher officials and the necessary actions will be taken on the basis of instructions by the higher authorities, added TTD officials.

 

Orugunda Suresh
Sr. Reporter

Orugunda Suresh is an electronic media journalist with eight plus years of experience. He excels in visual communication and has worked as correspondent for premier media organisations such as Maa TV, Mahaa TV, TV9,  ETV Network(TV18 Group), Studio N. He contributes news stories and features  to thirupatinews.com from Tirumala and Tirupati.

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