Hyderabad: Wilfulness of officials of Minority Welfare Department has once again hit the literary and cultural activities of old city. Secretary Minority Welfare, for the reasons unknown, has directed to close bookings of Urdu Maskan located at Khilwat. He also issued suspension orders of incharge. According to sources, angered over the behaviour of the incharge, who was working on temporary basis, the Secretary issued suspension orders and also closed booking of Urdu Maskan.
Meanwhile representatives of various literary and cultural organisations are making rounds of Minority Welfare Department. They demand restoration of booking for the only literary centre in old city. Several literary organisations submitted applications for book release functions, mushairas and seminars but their applications were not accepted.