Hyderabad, April 5 : BJP has takes strong objection to Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao breaking decades’ old tradition of Chief Minister presenting clothes to Lord Sri Rama and Goddess Seetha at Badhrachalam on Sri Rama Navami.
BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said that BJP wishes to know what KCR busy was with, that he could not be personally be there to continue this tradition of honoring Lord Rama on such an auspicious day.
“ How can KCR’s grandson become State Government’s representative to present the clothes to Lord Rama & Goddess Seetha,” he said while reacting to state minister K. T. Rama Rao’s son making the offerings on behalf of the government.
“The purohits e clearly mentioned over the public address system that in the absence of CM KCR & his wife, their grandson is presenting the clothes on behalf of the State Government,” he said.
The BJP leader pointed out that KCR very enthusiastically attends most of the other religious festivals sometimes donning even representative religious costumes. He wanted to know why he was negligent on Hindu festivals, traditions and practices like this.
BJP spokesperson said that Hindus will certainly consider this as negligence and an insult to their religious practices.