KCR showers praise on Kuruma, Yadava communities

The State government will allocate 1.5 acre land and provide Rs 5 crore for the construction of a building for the Kuruma and Yadava communities in the name of valiant Doddi Komaraiah who fought against Nizam rulers, said Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

The government will also consider extending financial help to the community to buy and rear sheep. The community would also be provided political representation soon. “Two persons from your community will be given suitable political positions soon,” he told addressing the members who gathered here. The Chief Minister visited the famous Mallikarjuna Swamy temple at Komuravelli village where the jatara began.

He witnessed the celestial wedding of Mallikarjuna Swamy with Medalamma and Kethamma here on Sunday. Mr. Rao presented silk clothes and pearls at the celestial wedding and was the first Chief Minister to represent the government officially at this temple. He showered praises on the Kuruma and Yadava communities stating that they were very honest and hardworking. He urged the community to send their wards to schools and improve literacy rate.

The Chief Minister inaugurated a 56-room Kuruma Bhavan in the temple town.

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya too appealed to the community members to give top priority to education and send their children to schools.

He requested the Chief Minister to consider extending financial help to the communities.

Gift to Komuravelli temple

The Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has instructed the Collector to identify vacant land around Komuravelli and hand the same to the Mallikarjuna Swamy temple for development activities.

Collector G Kishan said a total of 166 acres of land, “plain and hillocks” were available in the village. He apprised the Chief Minister that five-acre land abutting the Rajiv Rahadari would also be made available for the temple.

Source: The Hindu

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