Hyderabad: A small part of Hyderabad’s historical Charminar’s minaret fell down on Wednesday night. This historical structure, which is more than 400 years old, and is made of limestone was being renovated by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) over the last few months. Also Read - Micro Art: Hyderabad Law Student Captures The Bhagavad Gita on 4000 Grains of Rice
Officials of the ASI will be probing the issue on Thursday. Also Read - Telangana rains: Death toll rises to 70, govt on alert as IMD predicts more heavy rains
Last year, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd adopted the iconic Charminar under the Swachh Iconic Places Projects of India, a special drive under the Centre’s Swachh Bharat Mission. Also Read - Hyderabad Rains: Death Toll Rises to 50, IMD Predicts Heavy Rains Till October 21
NTPC Ltd and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) had signed an MoU for implementation of development and beautification works under ‘Charminar Pedestrianization Project’ in Hyderabad.