Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on 12 March instructed the officials concerned to complete the renovations work of Sri Yadadri Laxmi Narasimha temple complex before the scheduled date for the reopening of the temple.
The CM held a review meeting on the matter at Pragathi Bhavan here on Friday. He discussed with the temple authorities the precautions to be taken and the action plan for the ornamental look of the temple. KCR heard feedback from the officials on the progress of work amidst the backdrop of his recent visit to the temple and made suggestions after a thorough examination of the works.
KCR said 350-feet queue line should be constructed by 15 April and suggested brass designs for the Deepa Sthamba (light pole), compound wall, and the pedestal of the light pole. He said the structure on the north side should be demolished and the area be covered with grills and railings for a better view of the temple.
Speaking on the occasion, KCR said, "The Yadadri temple, renovated with the Krishna Sila (black stone), is going to be known for its uniqueness. After the reopening, devotees in lakhs will visit the temple. Measures should be taken to ensure that devotees do not face any difficulties during their visit."
The review meeting was attended by government's chief advisor Rajiv Sharma, advisor Anurag Sharma, chief secretary Somesh Kumar, CM's secretary Smita Sabharwal, CM's special secretary Bhoopal Reddy, YTDA special officer G. Kishan Rao, temple architect Ananda Sai, and architect Madhusudhan.