Fri, Aug 28, 2015, 12:48 PM
Archakas, or temple priests have been staging protest for the last few days all over Telangana state demanding a hike in their pay scale on par with other state government employees of the Endowment Department. A Priest named Venkatesh has climbed at Keesara Temple Gopuram and threatened to commit suicide. All other priests of the Keesara temple and other temples, who have been staging protest, have convinced him and made him to come down. However, the priests have made it clear that they will intensify their stir till the fulfillment of their demands.