Lucknow | Meanwhile, addressing the ‘Travel Writers Conclave’ here, Akhilesh said, There has never been a difference between the Hindus and the Muslims here. Those, who are differentiating lack their own ground. He said that there has never been a difference between Hindus and Muslims in ‘Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb’ here. We follow Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekanand and other great personalities.
We follow what Allama Iqbal said. Our identity from Mahatma Gandhi, he said. Amid the backdrop of the outcry over lynching of a 50-year-old man in Dadri, Akhilesh said, I was having a discussion with chief secretary over Luckhnavi cuisine. When he said about kebabs, I asked him to stop, since if the matter went out then it would create a problem. He expressed hope that in future travel writers would project the picture of UP and make a permanent mark of the state.
Describing role of travelogue writers in projecting UP globally, he said the world knew that Taj Mahal was in India, but they don’t understand that the place where this marvel was located was in UP. Through them people will know what we are and how UP looks like, he said.
He said that through tavel writers people would know that where Jodha watched the moon, how lamps lit from music of Tansen and what was the history of Buland Darwaza. Every building describe thousands of stories associated with it.
Now even science says that if music is played in certain form then lamps can lit, he said. Akhilesh said that his government has given due consideration on every suggestion related to development. We accepted whenever a suggestion came up, and as a result we can say that ‘golden triangle’ is trailing and the ‘heritage arc’ is leading, he claimed.