Expressing shock over the makes an attempt to polarise the general public on non secular traces, the Christian group of Tirupati known as for restoration of peace within the temple metropolis.
Members of the Tirupati United Christian Churches gathered for an emergency assembly on the Shekina Church in Kanaka Bhushanam structure right here on Friday and mentioned the collection of occasions occurring within the state and its affect on the group primarily based at Tirupati. The group members dubbed the desecration of Hindu idols and demolition of spiritual buildings as ‘unfortunate’ and requested the state authorities to arrest the culprits instantly. Expressing ache at such acts being attributed to the ‘peace-loving’ group, its honorary President Pastor Arul Arasu mentioned sure political events had been making unconstitutional remarks in opposition to your complete group for their political positive aspects.
Apology sought from Naidu
While recalling former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s promise to accord SC standing to the group from the current ‘BC-C’ standing and extension of sops comparable to ‘Chandranna Christmas Kanuka’, funds for renovation of church buildings, formation of Christian Minority Corporation and monetary help for poor Christians travelling to Jerusalem, they puzzled how he may now take a ‘U Turn’ and lift the bogey compelled conversions within the state.
“Mr. Naidu should withdraw his statement and tender apology to the Christian community for his vindictive comments”, the pastor demanded. The members additionally took exception to Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay’s ‘Bhagavadgita Vs Bible’ remark and expressed concern over such feedback making rounds in a secular state.