Jagan initiates steps to rebuild temples demolished by TDP govt
The opposition TDP has been blaming that YSRCP government is hurting the emotions of Hindus and its keeping mum over the series of incidents occurring in the state of Andhrapradesh and several temples are vandalized by the haters of Hindus. But on the otherside, the chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has taken an unique step and initiated works to rebuild the temples, which were demolished during the TDP government. On Friday Jagan has laid foundation stone for rebuild the nine temples in Vijayawada Jagan Mohan Reddy performed bhoomipooja for rebuild of nine temples that were demolished as part of developmental works during Krishna pushkarams in 2016. Jagan also laid foundation stones for other eight development works worth ₹77 crore at Durga temple. He unveiled two plaques at the construction site of the SaneeswaraSwamy Temple. Later, he visited Durga Temple . The priests presented him a memento, photograph of the presiding deity goddess Kanaka Durga, seshavastra, and prasadam to him. Later Jagan suggested the officials focussing on temple tourism and chalk out plans accordingly to develop the same. Temples to be reconstructed in Vijayawada are Rahu - Kethu Temple, Sri Anjaneyaswamy Temple on the way to Durga Temple), Sri SeethammaVariPaadaalu, DakshinamukhaAnjaneyaswamy Temple, SaneeswaraSwamy Temple, Sri DasanjaneyaSwamyVaari Temple, BodduBomma, Sri VeeraBabuSwamy Temple (Near Police Control Room), Gosala Krishna Temple. It is estimated that ₹1.79 crore is required for the reconstruction of the temples. In addition, about ₹2 crore donor works would also be taken up. It takes the total expenditure to ₹3.79 crore. At Kanaka Durga temple, a potu (temple kitchen) with an estimated cost of ₹5.6 crore; Anna prasadam complex (₹19.7 crore); keshakandhanasala (tonsuring hall/building-- ₹23.6 crore); sivalayam extension works ( ₹2 crore); sivalayam(₹5.6 crore) will be constructed. About ₹6.5 crore will be spent on fencing etc works to protect from landslide/boulder slides on ghat road. With this, Jagan has answered to the all questions raised by the initiating steps to re build the demolished the temples.