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Telangana Minister Malla Reddy donates Rs 1.75 crore to Yadadri temple

The minister stated that 1 kg of gold was contributed to his family to the Yadadri hill temple, while 2 kg of gold was donated on behalf of his constituency and the TRS party.

Telangana Minister Malla Reddy donates Rs 1.75 crore to Yadadri temple gcw
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Telangana, First Published Oct 29, 2021, 1:35 PM IST
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Telangana Minister Malla Reddy presented Rs 1.75 crores to Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy at Yadadri on Thursday for the gold plating of Vimana Gopuram. On behalf of the people of his Medchal Assembly seat, the Labour Minister gave away Rs 1 crore in cash and a check for Rs 75 lakhs.  Together with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers, Reddy and his family members started a rally from his camp office in Ghatkesar and handed over the money to the temple's executive officer, N Geetha.  The minister stated that 1 kg of gold was contributed to his family to the Yadadri hill temple, while 2 kg of gold was donated on behalf of his constituency and the TRS party.

On October 20, infrastructure firm Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) made a six-kilogram gold contribution to the shrine.  So far, roughly 30 kg of gold has been contributed to the temple by merchants, corporate entities, public officials, and politicians.  Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao visited the restored temple on October 19 and made the first contribution of 1 kilogramme 16 tolas gold on behalf of his family members.

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MEIL director B Srinivas Reddy stated they were humbled and honoured to give gold plating to the Sri Yadradri Lakhsmi Narasimha Swamy temple tower (Vimana Gopuram). He went on to say that they will shortly hand over six kilogrammes of gold or a cheque in the same amount. They believe that the temple would become one of the most gorgeous with the Chief Minister's thoughts and vision. 

B Parthasaradhi Reddy, chairman of the Hetero Group, declared a contribution of 5-kilogramme gold. The gold plating of Vimana Gopuram requires a total of 125-kilogramme gold. Marri Janardhan Reddy, MLA of Nagarkunrool, has committed to donating 2 kilogrammes of gold, while Bhaskar Rao would donate 1 kg of gold on behalf of Kaveri Seeds. 

Meanwhile, Telangana Today said that individuals who want to give money for the gold plating of the Vimana Gopuram could do so digitally using the QR code provided by the temple administration.

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