Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched the development works for Yadagirigutta on Saturday. The CM, along with Governor ESL Narasimhan, Chinna Jeeyar Swamy performed special poojas at the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Yadadri and laid foundation for the construction of many projects, including construction of Rajagopuram and construction of 32 Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temples at Peddhagutta area.
While the present Rajagopuram is 22 feet tall, new one will be 40 feet tall, said officials.
The Chief Minister and Chinna Jeeyar Swamy later discussed with the officials the master plan made for the development of Yadadri through a powerpoint presentation.
The CM directed the officials concerned to complete the temple development works on top of the hill within three years. He also said that they are mulling over changing the name of the temple to Navagiri Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy Temple.
Afterwards, Bhongiri MP Boora Narsaiah Goud, addressing a press meet informed that the state government has decided to acquire 2,069 acres of land from six villages of Yadagirigutta and Bhongiri mandals for the purpose of development.
Yadagirigutta Temple Development Authority will decide which type of construction should made at which area soon, depending on the master plan.
He assured the people not to worry about their houses and shops, as KCR will revisit Yadagirigutta within 15 days and address people’s queries regarding land acquisition and the compensation. And only after everybody’s complaints have been addressed will the land acquisition process will begin, he added.
He said, in view of the temple’s development, no new permissions will be given to begin any construction in the above specified lands and if anyone wishes to buy or sell land they must first contact the revenue officials.Boora Narsaiah Goud.
Source: The New Indian Express