Hyderabad, March 4 -- Telangana chief minister A Revanth Reddy is set to lay the foundation stone for the Old City metro rail project at Falaknuma on Friday, March 8.

There was an earlier confirmation from the Congress party that the event would take place on March 7. But the event's date has now been moved to a day later.

An official press release issued on Monday claimed that the Phase I Metro rail work in a 5.5-kilometer stretch from MGBS to Falaknuma of the corridor II Green Line JBS to Falaknuma was not taken up earlier.

After Congress came to power, the chief minister focused his attention on the old city metro and directed HMRL officials to take it up as a high priority, it added.

The Managing Director of Hyderabad Metro Rail L...