Endowments minister Vellampalli Srinivas lambasted opposition leader N Chandrababu Naidu for politicising the Antarvedi fire mishap . Naidu even performed rituals wearing shoes but is now playing the Hindutva card taking advantage of the protests by Hindu groups, he said. “The sins of Naidu don’t get cleansed even after going to numerous temples,” he said
Antarvedi fire mishap by encouraging protests at temples and warned of strict action against those who try to cause inconvenience to devotees or disturb temple tranquility. Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters at Tadepalli here on Saturday, the minister said that the state government has ordered CBI inquiry into the fire mishap at Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Antarvedi.
Minister accused the TDP of deliberately politicising the issue in order to provoke people on communal lines. He urged devotees and the general public to not believe in social media canards being carried out by TDP. “I appeal to all the devotees, swamijis (sages) and the public at large to not believe in Naidu-promoted social media canards. Those are all fabrications,” he alleged.
The previous government failed to reconstruct the chariot and locals have built it on their own. He asked whether Naidu or Somu Veeraju shall take the responsibility of Pentapadu incident and resign from their posts.
The TDP does not have any respect towards Hindu religion,