State government is serious to promote Urdu newspapers and magazines and Urdu language. Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana told this during question hour in Telangana Legislative Council. He told that state government is working as per the rules in case of advertisements to Urdu newspaper and magazines. On the question raised by Mr. Mohammed Farooq Husain regarding government advertisement to Urdu newspapers, Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali told that he would surely take steps in this connection.
Taking part in the discussion during question hour Mr. Mohammed Ali Shabbir leader of opposition in Telangana legislative council told that government should take practical measures to implement Urdu as second official language.