TDP's Ayyanna Patrudu made the remarks against Jagan while taking part in former Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao’s statue unveiling ceremony on Thursday.
The officials were asked to come up with a plan to provide internet and mobile connectivity to all the tribal villages in the State.
In a letter to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu advised him not to misuse a world-renowned place of divinity like the TTD for taking political and selfish personal advantage.
Hundreds of others fled to the landlocked state from Myanmar’s Chin State over the past few days following renewed clashes between pro-democratic supporters and the country’s military.
"Waterlogging in Bhubaneswar was non-existent before the BJD came to power," BJP leaders Dilip Mohanty and Babu Singh said.
Meanwhile, the accused, Palakonda Raju, who has been on the run for close to a week, has hoodwinked the cops, by beating their surveillance mechanism.
Andhra MP Raghurama Krishnam Raju had filed two petitions, one against the Chief Minister and the other against MP Vijayasai Reddy seeking cancellation of bail granted to them.
BJP leader Muralidhar Rao said the BJP will hold door-to-door campaigns and spread awareness among voters on the failures of the pink party.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur stated his visit to New Delhi had been scheduled earlier to discuss organisational matters with the party leadership.
After an exhaustive tour of waterlogged areas in the city, Bhubaneswar BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi accused the BJD administration of deserting the people when they need them the most.
Meanwhile, Animal Husbandry Minister Seediri Appalaraju has been in touch with the workers and was trying to get further details of the stranded workers to bring them back to AP.
Tirupati will also get a skills university as the government plans to strengthen ‘work from home’ in villages by providing high-speed internet facilities.
Seediri Appalraju said the state government has been providing aid of Rs10,000 under Matyakara Bharosa benefiting 1.19 lakh fishermen and questioned what Naidu did for them during his tenure.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and chief ministers of some BJP-ruled states were among those present at the Raj Bhavan ceremony.
Patel, who is scheduled to take oath as the next CM later in the day, met Rupani at the latter's official residence in Gandhinagar in the morning and held discussions on various issues.