Eversince the row on Vinayaka Nimmajanam at Tadipatri in Ananthapur district, between the villagers and followers of Swamy Prabhodananda, differences between the swamiji and local J.C. brothers are out in the open. Prabhodananda released a recorded video of his version of the row. He alleged that JC brothers were harassing him from the past three years by cutting off power and water supply to the ashram. He said that they wanted cash, but he refused to give them any. According to him, the only way to fight JC brothers is to enter politics.