Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
Hyderabad, September 9
Telugu Desam Party nationwide president and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has condemned “about 20 attacks” on locations of worship of various religions throughout Andhra Pradesh beneath the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) rule.
He has demanded an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to search out who’s behind these assaults and to nab the culprits.
Naidu, in a sequence of feedback on Twitter, referred to how sacred chariots of temples had been burnt to ashes whereas monks had been coming beneath assault even because the propagation of different religions was being allowed beneath the current administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). Even the historic Simhachalam Temple Board was illegally taken over, he has alleged.
Blaming this on what he referred to as “egoistic and tyrannical” angle of the ruling YSRCP, Naidu stated solely a CBI probe can reveal who the culprits had been and might result in justice. Naidu asserted that AP has been a progressive, pluralistic State the place all faiths have thrived and co-existed peacefully. However, of late greater than 20 assaults have taken place on spiritual locations.
He stated there gave the impression to be a sample within the incidence of steady assaults on completely different faiths. From charring of sacred chariots at Antarvedi and Bitragunta to the idols being demolished at Pithapuram, there seems to be a sample in these incidents. There had been additionally assaults on monks like within the Devarampadu incident.
It could also be recalled that the most recent burning of a chariot at Antarvedi Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple had induced widespread unrest. The TDP had already despatched a committee of its leaders who urged for a judicial enquiry to carry out the info behind the chariot burning. The Opposition has been agitating with the authorities not but resolving the thriller behind the hearth.
He stated individuals had been involved in regards to the propagation of different religions beneath the administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. On the opposite hand, there was unlawful take-over of the Simhachalam temple board. In all these facets, there appears to be a sample.
As a accountable Opposition celebration, the TDP was demanding a CBI inquiry into all these incidents and assaults beneath the current regime.