State government will protect temple lands: Minister
Minister for Endowments Vellampalli Srinivasa Rao said that the State government is very much keen on protecting temple lands and its other properties and also decided to take back the encroached lands. Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy is very much particular in this regard, he said. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, he said officials of the department were directed to obtain information in this regard as early as possible. Steps will be taken to enhance security at important temples in the State and the government is also taking care about the welfare of archakas working in the temples, he averred. The officials were also directed to supervise proper implementation of various rituals in the respective temples.