Govt Cold-shoulders Vemulawada Temple

Published: 21st December 2014 05:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st December 2014 05:48 AM   |  A+A-

KARIMNAGAR : Yadagirigutta’s Lakshminarasimha Swamy was awarded His share of development and also Lingamanthula Swamy of Peddagattu temple in Nalgonda, but it seems Raja Rajeshwara Swamy, popularly known as Lord Vemulawada Rajanna at Vemulawada has to wait longer to receive the attention of chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao.

Rao has been announcing plans for the development of famous temples such as Yadagirigutta’s temple and Peddagattu’s Lingamanthula Swamy Temple, but Vemulawada’s Rajanna temple is yet to get an announcement regarding its facelift. Seven months have passed since the new government has taken charge, but not even a single minister has visited the temple so far.

Vemulawada temple, also known as ‘Dakshn Kashi’, is one of the highest revenue generating temples in Telangana, with collections over `65 crore yearly through various Arjita sevas.

Sources said, The chief minister visited Yadagirigutta temple twice and said `100 crore has been allocated in the budget for upgrading the facilities, and another `750 crore proposal was forwarded by the district administration to develop the temple on par with Tirumala. But, nothing has been done for Vemulawada temple so far.

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp