Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will visit Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Devasthanam in Vemulawada on Thursday.
This will be his first visit to the temple after becoming the Chief Minister.
Mr. Rao visited the temple in 2012 during the Maha Shivarathri festivities when he was the TRS president and promised to develop the temple in separate Telangana State.
Mr Chandhrasekhar Rao will be accompanied by his family members.
He will also hold a review meeting with the district officials on the development of the temple shrine.
The visit of Chief Minister assumes importance as this temple shrine, which is the biggest in terms of revenue through Hundi collections and pilgrims rush in Telangana state, needs a fillip for developmental activities to provide better and more facilities to ever increasing pilgrims rush.
Following the Chief Minister announcing several sops for the development of Yadadri temple shrine in Nalgonda district, the devotees of Vemulawada temple shrine were also expecting several announcements from the Chief Minister for its development.
Accordingly, Vemulawada legislator Ch Ramesh Babu prepared a comprehensive action plan at a cost of Rs 250 crore.
The legislator made several proposals such as development of the temple shrine with additional constructions, new accommodation facilities, beautification of the holy tank, etc.
Collector Neetu Prasad, legislator Ch Ramesh Babu, Superintendent of Police D Joel Davis, Executive Offier D Rajeshwar and others visited the temple and inspected the arrangements for the Chief Minister’s maiden visit.
Source: The Hindu