Minister K T Rama Rao today said that there were no communal riots or curfews in Hyderabad during the last six years of the rule of the TRS government.
He also said that the city did not have any gambling clubs or bomb blasts in the TRS rule either, and that the law and order situation was exemplary.
He made these remarks while addressing a Meet The Press program held by the Somajiguda Press Club in the city, as part of his party's campaign for the upcoming GHMC elections.
Elaborating on his government's security record, KTR said that Hyderabad was 16th in the installation of CC cameras in the entire world, and also that 65% of the total CC cameras of the country were present in Hyderabad.
Claiming that the city had 5 lakh CC cameras, he said that the government would increase the number to 10 lakhs in the days to come, and that all the cameras would be linked to the police command and control centre.
KTR also said that the TRS government did not burden the citizens by increasing the taxes, and that despite that it had spent Rs. 67,000 crore for the development of Hyderabad and on the implementation of welfare programs in the state, by increasing the state's income.
He also said that the state government was providing meals to 50,000 residents of the city through the Annapurna meal scheme, and also that a total of 1 lakh free double bedroom houses built at a cost of Rs 9,714 crore were nearing completion in the GHMC limits.
On the economy front, the minister claimed that Hyderabad had become a magnet to attract investments, and that that had become possible due to a stable government in the state.