Telangana State Ministers Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Srinivas Gowda, Satyavathi Rathore and State Planning Commission Vice President Boinapalli Vinod Kumar have demanded the Union government to allot Rs 250 crore funds for the development of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ramappa Temple.They said that the Ramappa temple got UNESCO recognition solely due to the efforts of the TRS government led by Chief Minister KCR.
The ministers say that a double line road along with central lighting will be set up soon up at the temple.Ministers visited the temple on Tuesday and worshipped and planted plants on the premises as a part of the Green India challenge.
Among them are Vinod Kumar, Mahabubabad MP Malothu Kavitha and others.
Minister Srinivas Gowda criticized the rulers of the joint state for neglecting the temples in Telangana.
Though the Ramappa temple was built during the Kakatiya dynasty, the glory of the temple came into the limelight only after the emergence of Telangana as a new state, said Minister Srinivasa Gowda.He said that the TRS govt would make efforts to identify more historical sites in the state.
TRS ministers say that the joint Warangal district will develop a tourist destination by developing temples parallel to Ramappa temple.Since the announcement of Ramappa temple as a UNESCO world heritage site, foreign tourists are flocking to Ramappa temple.