Liking the assaults on temples and idols as “political guerrilla warfare”, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed the police to sort out the scenario. He additionally alleged that the opposition is indulged in vandalizing acts to divert public consideration from welfare schemes launched by his authorities.
“A brand new mannequin of political guerilla warfare is going down within the state. Temples and idols are being attacked with political motives. Assaults are being held on temples at locations with much less inhabitants, at midnight hours at remoted locations. The idols are being desecrated,” Reddy stated whereas addressing Spandana’ video convention with district collectors and SPs.
“The following day these incidents are being publicized in social media. After that, a piece of mainstream media is publicizing that information. Opposition events are utilizing these alternatives,” he added.
Reddy stated that the Andhra Pradesh authorities is delivering many welfare schemes for the general public.
“Unable to digest the general public welfare, such incidents are being orchestrated by the opposition. With none devotion or concern for God; idols are being demolished. The opposition needs to defame the federal government via these incidents. We now have to rigorously monitor these methods,” he stated.
Reddy stated that the sort of incident by no means occurred in previous and there’s a have to sort out political guerilla warfare.
“Such a scenario by no means arose in previous. This type of political guerilla warfare must be tackled. As of now, 36,000 CCTV Cameras are put in in temples. Now communal concord must be publicized. Stern motion must be taken on those that unfold hatred amongst castes and religions. Such conditions shouldn’t be spared,” he directed police officers.
“If anyone tries for political mileage, they need to be taught a lesson. Each incident of idols’ desecration or assault on temples must be rigorously and meticulously investigated. The culprits must be displayed publicly. On this matter, collectors and SPs mustn’t spare anyone. They need to be taught a lesson,” he added.
Earlier on Tuesday, the ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Celebration (YSRCP) basic secretary and advisor to Andhra Pradesh authorities Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy raised suspicions in direction of Telugu Desam Celebration (TDP) within the matter of assaults on temples and alleged that Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) is attempting to realize a political foothold within the state by holding agitation on such incidents.
“Opposition events are taking part in a harmful sport. They’re taking part in with faith and Gods. Assaults are being held on small temples in small locations, the place safety measures are nominal. Will the federal government, or YSRCP, or YS Jaganmohan Reddy get any profit from such incidents? Even a small boy can say that such assaults will hamper the status,” he stated whereas addressing a press convention.
“After we had been in opposition, we’ve by no means spoke on such incidents. We imagine that faith and devotion are private emotions. Our social gathering works past such spiritual or caste politics. We by no means acted such irresponsible deeds. We attraction to the general public to assume. Who will do such issues? Undoubtedly, it’s the handiwork of opposition TDP. They wish to get political achieve,” he stated.
Attacking BJP which tried to carry Ramateertham Dham Yatra on Tuesday towards the alleged assaults on Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh, Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy stated, “BJP needs to make inroads into the state. That’s why holding agitation. However it’s not right on their half to attempt to get political mileage of such unlucky incidents. BJP talking of faith is a widely known truth. That social gathering is attempting to get a foothold within the state.”
The idol of Lord Ram was allegedly desecrated at Ramateertham in Vizianagaram district right here on December 29 following which a bunch of BJP employees staged a protest on the temple premises.
On December 31, Andhra Pradesh Police DGP Gautam Sawang had stated that an investigation is happening within the incident of desecration of Lord Ram idol at Ramateertham.