CM visit to Yadadri Temple

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Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao desired that the Yadadri Sri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Complex should be made to reflect and highlight the spirituality and pleasure. The CM instructed that since the Temple Complex should continue to exist for several years to come, the renovation works should be done without any hurry or lapses and by strictly following the Agama Sastra guidelines, traditions. The CM said the infrastructure facilities should be created taking a special interest in several poojas, services conducted for the presiding deity, and the facilities for the devotees visiting the temple. He also instructed the officials concerned to ensure that the construction works epitomize beauty.

The CM who visited the Yadadri Temple Complex on Sunday afternoon had darshan of Sri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy and offered special poojas. The CM inspected the temple renovation works for about 6 hours.

The CM suggested that the Temple Ring Road should be developed like a Necklace. He wanted provisions should be made for walking and cycling tracks, greenery, and illumination along the Ring Road. The CM wanted that the entire infrastructure should be made in such a way that the visiting devotees whatever great their number be should have a comfortable darshan and stay. He instructed that the Gandi Tank adjacent to the Temple Complex should be filled with water every two months by drawing water from the Kaleswaram. He said the entire Temple Town, Temple Complex should have greenery in abundance and for this purpose, more trees should be grown in the area. He said special Architects should be entrusted with the job beautifying the Gandi Tank and its periphery area as a tourist spot.

The CM also wanted works on the construction of 365 Quarters should be completed speedily. He suggested Cottages should be constructed in another 200 Acres. He also instructed the officials to complete as quickly as possible the construction of Kalyana Katta, Bus Stand, Pushkarini Railing, and roads. The CM instructed the R&B E-in-C to remove Contractors who are not doing the works as per schedule. He wanted the RTC officials to provide free bus service to the devotees from the Bus Stand to the Temple. The CM also suggested that the specialist goldsmiths from Pembarthy should be engaged to provide Gold Cover to the Temple Tower (Rajagopuram) and the Main Gates. The CM instructed Principal secretary (Finance) Sri Ramakrishna Rao over the phone to release in the next three weeks Rs 75 Crore for the temple works.

CM KCR said that Yadadri was famous for Satyanarayana Swamy Vratham and hence provision and facilities should be made in the temple to make 4000 people perform the Satyanarayana Swamy Vratham at one go. He wanted special constructions should be made to let the drainage water from the Temple, Temple city flow out of the city. Parking lots should be developed and created in such a way that they should accommodate 5,000 Cars and 10,000 Two-wheelers.

In the review meeting held at Haritha Guest House by CM, Minister Sri G Jagdish Reddy, MP Sri Joginapalli Santosh Kumar, Government Whip Ms. Gongadi Sunitha Mahender Reddy, MLA Sri Pailla Shekar Reddy, MLA Sri Alimineti Krishna Reddy, ZP Chairman Sri Alimineti Sandeep Reddy, Tourism Development Corporation Chairman Sri Bhoopathy Reddy, Collector Ms. Anita Ramachandran, CMO Official Sri Bhoopal Reddy, YTDA Special Officer Sri Kishan Rao, Temple EO Ms. Geeta, R&B E-in-Cs Sri Ganapathi Reddy, Sri Ravinder Rao, Architect Sri Ananda Sai, Sathapathy Dr. Velu and others participated.