A massive row has erupted as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy bypasses declaration norm for entering Tirumala temple. It is alleged that the YS Jaganmohan Reddy government's order on non-Hindu staff working at Tirupati temple is a damage control act from the Andhra Pradesh chief minister. According to Tirupati rules, non-Hindu visitors to sign a mandatory declaration. The declaration will pronounce faith on presiding Deity. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan became the target of Opposition parties. His minister Kodali Nani has been criticized for making objectionable comments and hurting the sentiments of devotees across the globe. This created a huge furore with various groups calling it an insult to religious sentiments of Hindus.